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A brief history of Seventh-Day Adventists

Author: George R Knight
Publisher: Hagerstown, MD : Review and Herald Pub. Association, ©1999.
Series: Adventist heritage series.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George R Knight
ISBN: 0828014302 9780828014304
OCLC Number: 41597841
Description: 156 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1. Millerite roots --
William Miller: The reluctant prophet --
Adventism takes a giant step forward with Joshua V. Himes --
Charles Fitch and the "fall of Babylon" --
The passing of the time --
The Seventh-month Movement and the "true midnight cry" --
The "Great Disappointment" --
For those who would like to read more --
2. Era of doctrinal development (1844-1848) --
Redefining the Sanctuary --
The gift of prophecy --
The Sabbath --
Conditional immortality --
The "pillar" doctrines and the three angels' messages --
The "shut door" approach to mission --
For those who would like to read more --
3. Era of organizational development (1848-1863) --
The Sabbatarian conferences --
Publishing "the truth" --
Early moves toward formal organization --
"Sister Betsy" and support for the ministry --
The final drive for church organization --
The "shut door" cracks open a little --
For those who would like to read more --
4. Era of institutional and lifestyle development (1863-1888) --
Healthful living and the Western Health Reform Institute --
The struggle for noncombatancy --
In search of proper education --
Advances in financial stewardship --
Ellen White's role in the development of Adventist lifestyles --
Missions: Foreign and not so foreign --
Other important developments between 1863 and 1888 --
For those who would like to read more --
5. Era of revival, reform, and expansion (1888-1900) --
The 1888 General Conference session --
The aftermath of Minneapolis --
Spiritual revival and educational expansion --
Worldwide mission explosion --
Mission to black America --
The contribution of female ministers in early Adventism --
For those who would like to read more --
6. Era of reorganization and crisis (1901-1910) --
Denominational reorganization --
Tension n a power structure --
The Battle Creek exodus and new beginnings --
A renewed mission emphasis --
For those who would like to read more --
7. Era of worldwide growth (1910-1955) --
The passing of Ellen White --
A period of crisis and promise --
Unparalleled growth in Adventist missions --
The maturation of Adventism among African-Americans --
For those who would like to read more --
8. The challenges and possibilities of maturity (1955- ) --
Arriving at maturity --
Mission with conscious intent --
Challenges as Adventism faces the twenty-first century --
Infinite possibilities --
For those who would like to read more.
Series Title: Adventist heritage series.
Responsibility: George R. Knight.

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