#70506 Overall Influence

James Penton

Canadian historian


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Marvin James Penton is a professor emeritus of history at the University of Lethbridge in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada and the author of three books on the history of Jehovah's Witnesses. Although raised in the religion, he was expelled in 1981 on the grounds of apostasy after criticizing some of the teachings and conduct of the religion's leadership. His expulsion gained national media attention and prompted one of several schisms that year among Jehovah's Witnesses.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

University of Lethbridge

University in Alberta, Canada

University of Arizona

Public university in Tucson, Arizona, United States

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How’s this person influential?
#1654 World Rank
#1145033 World Rank
#3635049 World Rank