Science – The Watchtower 5/10/2013 p.7 par. 3 Creation Reveals the Living God
“They [Christian fundamentalists] reject credible scientific evidence that contradicts their view.”
Science – Awake ! 11/11 p. 3 The Most Important Question of All
“Regrettably, many of the world’s religions have added to the confusion by teaching things that contradict well-established scientific knowledge.”
The Bible – The Watchtower 4/15/2008 p. 6 par. 16 Repudiate “Valueless Things”
“However, we know that when human teachings contradict what God has revealed, it is always the human teachings that are wrong.” (emphasis WT)
Describing scientists – Awake 11/22/1981 p. 14 How Old Are the Fossils?
[They are] Wishy-washy when it suits their purpose, dogmatic when it doesn’t.
What have Jehovah’s Witnesses historically believed regarding the serpent in Eden mentioned in Genesis chapter 3?
YES – The Watchtower, June 1, 1964 p. 352 – Questions From Readers
It, therefore, is reasonable to conclude that before God cursed it the serpent possessed legs that elevated it above the ground.
NO – po (1974) chap. 5 p. 59 pars. 15-16 God’s “Eternal Purpose” in His Anointed One Is Formed
“Upon your belly you will go and dust is what you will eat.” This was not a curse upon the whole serpent family. Seemingly God’s words were addressed to that one literal serpent.
NO – The Watchtower, June 15, 2007 p. 31 – Questions From Readers
The Bible does not specifically state that the animal used in tempting Eve had previously had legs but lost them. While the wording of Genesis 3:14 might lead some to think so, we need not necessarily conclude that prior to this curse, serpents had legs.