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By such extrapolation the denomination is able to stretch its history back to the beginnings of the human family, at least in the eyes of adherents who are willing to accept such arguments.
The upshot was that Russell became the magazine's financial backer and was added to the masthead as an assistant editor.
But they do not often admit this to outsiders; nor do many Witnesses know the details themselves.
Jehovah's Witnesses are accustomed to defending themselves against the charge that they are a new religious cult.
At this point Charles Russell no longer wanted to consider himself an Adventist, nor a Millerite.
But, he continued to view Miller and Barbour as instruments chosen by God to lead His people in the past.