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Knorr commissioned a new translation of the Bible, the New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures, the full version of which was released in 1961.He organized large international assemblies, instituted new training programs for members, and expanded missionary activity and branch offices throughout the world.

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Jehovah's Witnesses are best known for their door-to-door preaching, distributing literature such as The Watchtower and Awake!

, and refusing military service and blood transfusions.

From 1932, it was taught that the "little flock" of 144,000 would not be the only people to survive Armageddon.

Rutherford explained that in addition to the 144,000 "anointed" who would be resurrected—or transferred at death—to live in heaven to rule over earth with Christ, a separate class of members, the "great multitude," would live in a paradise restored on earth; from 1935, new converts to the movement were considered part of that class.

They do not observe Christmas, Easter, birthdays or other holidays and customs they consider to have pagan origins incompatible with Christianity.

The group's position regarding conscientious objection to military service and refusal to salute national flags has brought it into conflict with some governments.

In January 1917, the Watch Tower Society's legal representative, Joseph Franklin Rutherford, was elected as its next president.

His election was disputed, and members of the Board of Directors accused him of acting in an autocratic and secretive manner.

In June 1917, he released The Finished Mystery as a seventh volume of Russell's Studies in the Scriptures series.

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