Man Created God in his Image

My topic has been stimulated by the fact that just as the TOSC Commission brought Adventist biblical scholars and Church administrators from all over the world to study women’s ordination in advance of the 2015 GC Session (only to see their recommendations ignored in the debate and decision-making process because Elder Ted Wilson, the GC…… Continue reading Man Created God in his Image

The Metro New York Adventist Forum: Celebrating its First 50 years, 1968-2018

Adventists, led by Ellen White, early turned their attention to education, and began to found primary schools, academies, and “colleges”. Their main purposes were to indoctrinate and evangelize the students, to protect the children of church members from threatening ideas and information, to provide spiritual and practical education as well as academic skills, and to…… Continue reading The Metro New York Adventist Forum: Celebrating its First 50 years, 1968-2018

Encyclopedia of Fundamentalism: Seventh-day Adventism

Seventh-day Adventists trace their roots to the Millerite Movement during the early 1840s, which attracted upwards of 50,000 followers in the American Northeast. When the prediction of Baptist lay-preacher, William Miller [1782-1849], that Christ would return on October 22, 1844 proved false, his movement shattered. One fragment, whose leaders included a young visionary, Ellen White…… Continue reading Encyclopedia of Fundamentalism: Seventh-day Adventism

Seventh-Day Adventist Pluralism: Celebration and Challenge at The General Conference Session in 2000

For PDF click here: 2000 GC Session Ronald Lawson, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus Queens College The City University of New York This paper was written at the request of Christian Century Seventh-day Adventists met for their quinquennial General Conference Session in Toronto from June 29-July 8, 2000. Two thousand delegates representing Adventists in 205 countries in…… Continue reading Seventh-Day Adventist Pluralism: Celebration and Challenge at The General Conference Session in 2000