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Jehovah's Witnesses MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Jehovah's Witnesses
Tree Number(s)
K01.844.188.573
M01.352
Unique ID
D033221
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D033221
Annotation
specify geographic term if pertinent; CATALOGER: Use NAF entry
Scope Note
Members of a religious denomination founded in the United States during the late 19th century in which active evangelism is practiced, the imminent approach of the millennium is preached, and war and organized government authority in matters of conscience are strongly opposed (from American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 4th ed). Jehovah's Witnesses generally refuse blood transfusions and other blood-based treatments based on religious belief.
Entry Term(s)
Watchtower Bible and Tract Society
Previous Indexing
Christianity (1974-2002)
Public MeSH Note
2003; see CHRISTIANITY 1978-2002
History Note
2003; use CHRISTIANITY 1978-2002
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2015/06/05
Jehovah's Witnesses Preferred
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