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    Seventh-day Adventist Beliefs Grade 5-Lifelong
    What do Seventh-day Adventists believe? This page explains the structure of Adventist beliefs, and allows visitors to click for more information on each category or belief.

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    A Brief History of Seventh-day Adventists Grade 9-Lifelong
    From the denomination's founding to the present, the reader is taken step-by-step through the development of the Seventh-day Adventist church. At the focal point is the missiological burden that literally propelled Adventism into every corner of the earth....

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    A design for spiritual formation during the academic life of the Adventist seminary students at Collonges-sous-Saleve, France Tertiary
    Problem: This project report addresses the problem of lack of practicum of a spiritual formation for students at the seminary of Collonges-sous-Saleve, France. Method: The project is developed in four stages as follows. First, it...

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    A Time to Remember, A Call to Press On Tertiary-Lifelong
    "As the General Conference marks its 150th anniversary, the president of the world church issues a call to remember and a need to press on to the ultimate goal of redemptive history."

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    A Wonderful Person Called the Holy Spirit Tertiary
    The Holy Spirit is revealed in Scripture as a divine Person similar to the Father and the Son, and at the same time distinct from both. But dissenting groups of Adventism insist that the Holy Spirit is merely an expendable energy coming from God. In response...

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    Adventism in America - A History Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Written by Adventist scholars who felt a need to better establish and understand their denominational identity and the foundation of their theological beliefs, this book offers a comprehensive, nonapologetic history of the denomination."

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    Adventist Advance in Latin America Tertiary
    Adventist Advance in Latin America talks about the influence of literature, the witness of laypersons, the work of self-supporting missionaries, strategies for growth and challenges for the future.

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    Adventist Archives Grade 9-Lifelong
    Search all materials produced by the General Conference including magazines, books, original documents, images, dissertations, and more!

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    Adventist Heritage Week Four-Year Plan Grade 1-Grade 8
    This collection of pictures, stories, biographies, and study sheets was designed to be used during the Adventist Heritage Week each year, on a four year cycle. These materials would be useful for any study of Adventist pioneers or church history.

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    Adventist Historical Documents on the Web Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This initial collection of web documents or sites in English or Spanish focus on the history of Adventism and Millerism in the United States will be expanding. A service of the Association of Seventh-day Adventist Librarians (ASDAL).

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    American History Alive! Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article from the JAE special social studies, history, and geography issue suggests ideas for bringing American history to life. History classes should create memories, include both content and skills, help students discover unique perspectives on Adventism,...

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    An Evaluation of the Dissertation Adventism in Crisis - Gender and Sectarian Change in Seventh-day Adventism Tertiary
    This is an evaluation of the dissertation "Adventism in Crisis: Gender and Sectarian Change in Seventh-day Adventism" by Laura Vance. The evaluation is written by Roger Dudley. Dudley discusses the relevance of the research to the field, as well...

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    An Introduction to Adventist Resources Tertiary-Lifelong
    Reference this article as a guide to the laybrinth of sources and materials available to teach or research Adventist history. Further, download the full bibliography of resources.

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    An Unparalleled Heritage Grade 4-Lifelong
    Those of us who are gathered today in the house of God have an unparalleled inheritance, which brings to mind David's statement in Psalm 16:6 "The cords have fallen to me in pleasant places, and the heritage that is mine is beautiful." The word "inheritance",...

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    Antitrinitarianism or Antitrinitarianisms? Tertiary
    This paper begins with an overview of the various forms of historical anti-trinitarianism, in order to demonstrate that this plurality is currently reflected in the thinking of Adventist dissenters opposed to the doctrine of the Trinity. Comparing texts published...

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    Before and After Minneapolis Tertiary
    "The sermon reproduced below was originally presented by its author at Unasp church, campus Engenheiro Coelho (São Paulo Adventist University College), in June 7, 2008. After demonstrating that many Adventists are confused about justification...

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    Bible Doctrines, Part 2: The Mission of the Church, Eschatology, and the Sabbath Tertiary-Lifelong New!!
    Initially designed for continuing education, this article is the second of two providing an overview of Seventh-day Adventist beliefs. (Part 1 available here).

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    Carlos Puyol Buil - Dialogue with a Spanish pastor, scholar, and administrator Grade 11-Lifelong
    Carlos Puyol Buil answers questions regarding his life, ministry, and career.

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    Christians Versus Culture - Should We Love or Hate the World? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Rasi discusses the issue of Christianity versus culture. "We are in the world, a world that God loves, and a world in which we have a mission. And yet we are not of this world, and we should guard against falling in love with this world...How can we be...

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    Congenital Christianity Tertiary-Lifelong
    "If your religious experience is dry and barren, if you are working hard to keep up an outward Adventist appearance without the power of Adventism, if you are busy for the Lord while feeling empty inside, if you feel as if your path in Christianity and...

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    Dissenting Sect or Evangelical Denomination - The Tension within Seventh-day Adventism Tertiary
    "A well-known dynamic among religious collectivities is the tendency of religious groups that begin as sects to move toward denominational status as they reduce tension with the surrounding society and diminish their claims to exclusive legitimacy. This...

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    ECE Be Like Jesus Companion 0-2 years-Kindergarten
    This web resource has printable lesson plans, videos, stories, and activity suggestions for parents or teachers. Topics include Honesty, Love, Acceptance, Obedience, Respect, Trust, Giving, Joy/Happiness, Perseverance, Responsibility, Caring, and Sharing....

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    Ellen G. White and the Understanding of the Trinity Tertiary
    This article examines Ellen G. White's participation in the process of developing the doctrine of the Trinity among Seventh-day Adventists. The author presents evidence in support of four hypotheses: (1) that Ellen White was a "Trinitarian Monotheist"...

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    Ellen White and Adventist Theology Tertiary-Lifelong
    Douglass focuses on Ellen G. White as a theological conceptualizer and talks about the Great Controversy theme.

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    Ellen White and Literature Grade 9-Lifelong
    First of all, it seems to me that no student in an Adventist school should be forced to choose between what he sincerely believes the writings of Ellen G. White teach regarding literature and the requirements of his literature course, and be labeled a fanatic...

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    Ellen White, Visionary for Kids Grade 3-Grade 8
    Browse the archives of Visionary, a magazine "targeted for kids aged 8-14. It is filled with great stories, answers to questions about God, the Bible, living for Jesus, plus puzzles!" Issue titles include Love Under Fire; Gifted to Serve;...

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    Fostering the Adventist Ethos in a University Campus - An African Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Mbyirukira analyzes "the strategies and practices that administrators and teachers can use to foster the Adventist ethos in a Christian University campus."

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    From American Church to Immigrant Church - The Changing Face of Seventh-day Adventism in Metropolitan New York Tertiary
    This paper sets out to account for the demographic transformation of Adventism in Metropolitan New York - for the decline of the American segments (Caucasian and Afro-American) and the huge growth among the new immigrants. The research included in-depth interviews...

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    From the Convent to the Campus - The End of a Search and the Beginning of a New Life Grade 11-Lifelong
    Claudia Camasca tells her story of becoming a nun and later converting to the Adventist church.

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    Giving a Reason for Our Hope - Adventists and Apologetics Tertiary-Lifelong
    The author seeks to understand apologetics as a witnessing strategy, examine New Testament approaches, outline the biblical mandate and method for doing apologetics, review and evaluate Adventist involvement in apologetics; and look to the future.

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    Globalization and Christian Spirituality - Implications for Adventist Higher Education Institutions Tertiary
    "The influence of globalization on contemporary life cannot be overemphasized. Its effects have been greatly felt in the continuing quest to maintain an authentic Christian spirituality. Seventh-day Adventist leaders and educators at Adventist institutions...

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    Grounds for Belief Grade 9-Lifelong
    Dickerson makes Christianity accessible to contemporary audiences in this book, a conversation probing answers to questions in today's lonely, electronically connected world.

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    Health Care Reform - History and Theological Relevance in the Adventist Movement Tertiary
    "This article analyses the development and relevance of the health message in the Adventist movement. The first part discusses about the historical background and the development of the health message in the first years of the seventh day Adventist...

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    I Have Fought a Good Fight - William Ellis Foy as a Millerite Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Here is the story of a forgotten Millerite who had a significant influence on the founders of Adventism."

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    In the Wake of the State - Seventh-day Adventism and Apartheid in South Africa Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article is part of a large study of Seventh-day Adventism, which has included over 3,000 in-depth interviews in 55 countries in all twelve divisions of the world church. It reports on how the Seventh-day Adventist Church in South Africa formalized the...

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    International Religious Activity and the Growth of Seventh-day Adventism in the United States Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a research focused on how the growth of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in other nations is related to its growth in the United States through the immigration of its foreign members.

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    John Ap - Dialogue with an Adventist urban and tourism planner Grade 11-Lifelong
    John Ap answers questions regarding his career, faith, and keeping the Sabbath - How does being in the tourism business affect your vacation time? How do you handle the Sabbath problem in a school where teachers are required to work five and a half days a...

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    Memoirs of William Miller Tertiary-Lifelong
    Originally published in 1853, Memoirs of William Miller still remains the most comprehensive biographical study of the founder of Adventism and the instigator of one of the most dramatic episodes in American religious history.

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    Mission Stories and the Adventist Future Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Adventist teachers find meaning and motivation in the collective story of Adventism. Adventists' relevance can be recaptured by affirming the narrative nature of the church's texts and traditions, especially for Adventist youth. A story that could inspire...

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    Modern Antitrinitarian Hermeneutics - Methodological Analysis Tertiary
    This paper critically analyzes modern Adventist antitrinitarian hermeneutics. Special attention is given to the way in which this hermeneutic (1) uses misdirection of focus; (2) does historical re-readings; (3) suggests a post-1855 Adventist doctrinal stagnation;...

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    My Journey to Faith Grade 11-Lifelong
    Marco Antonia Huaco Palomino tells his personal story of his exploration into philosophy and science and finding the correlation between faith and scientific research.

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    My Journey to Truth Grade 11-Lifelong
    Edmond Cao tells the story of how he went from being a Buddhist to becoming an Adventist and the impact of two men and two Bibles.

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    Myths in Adventism - An Interpretive Study of Ellen White, Education, and Related Issues Preschool-Lifelong
    "Was Ellen White as inflexible as some of her followers? Are the sacred and the secular two realms or one?...George R. Knight examines these and many other provocative questions in this insightful book."

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    No Apologies Needed Kindergarten-Grade 12
    James R. Nix shares the positive influence that Adventism has had throughout his life. He shares 10 reasons why he is glad to be a Seventh-day Adventist and grew up in the church that he did. These include: respect for the Bible, the soon return of Christ,...

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    Nothing to Fear... Except - Understanding the Past and Applying It to the Future Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The world church is currently embarked on an ambitious project to create a new Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists. Nine thousand articles are being written: They will incorporate current...

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    Nutritional Quality of Lunches at a Seventh-Day Adventist School Tertiary-Lifelong
    The purpose of this study was to determine if what the 3rd, 4th , and 5th grade children at Central Valley Christian Academy (CVCA) were eating for lunch followed the beliefs of the Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) church and if lunches brought from home (LFH)...

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    Public Perceptions of the Seventh-day Adventist Church - Presentation Tertiary
    This pdf of a PowerPoint presentation lays out a study of public perceptions of the Adventist church conducted by the Center for Creative Ministry. The source of data is a random sample 1284 telephone interviews with the general public in the United States...

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    Reviewing Our Fundamental Beliefs - Snapshots of the Grand Biblical Story Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Adventist history and Fundamental Beliefs are closely linked. The development of the 28 Fundamental Beliefs reflect the birth, the mission, and the growth of the church through its inspiring history from 1844. So argues the author."

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    Sabbath Exams - Problem or Opportunity? Tertiary
    Diez tells the personal story of how her Sabbath convictions became an opportunity for witnessing.

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    Script - We Shall See Our Lord a-Coming Preschool-Grade 8
    This play about our Adventist history is an hour long, and is written for preK-8 grade students to put on for a church service. The play is written to go with the 7th-8th grade Pathways reading book, “Heartwarming Stories of our Adventist Pioneers”...

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    Seeker After Light - A. F. Ballenger, Adventism and American Christianity Tertiary-Lifelong
    "In 1905, Albion Fox Ballenger, a popular Seventh-day Adventist preacher, was released from employment for advocating views in conflict with Adventist teaching about Christ's ministry in the heavenly sanctuary. Three quarters of a century later, another...

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    Seeking a Sanctuary - Seventh-day Adventism and the American Dream Tertiary
    The completely revised second edition further explores one of the most successful of America’s indigenous religious groups. Despite this, the Adventist church has remained largely invisible. Seeking a Sanctuary casts light on this marginal religion through...

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    Should Adventists Join Some New Movement? Grade 8-Lifelong
    An inspired challenge to those who try to alienate members of the Adventist movement.

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    Sientje Mewengkang - Dialogue with an Adventist Congresswoman in Indonesia Grade 11-Lifelong
    Sientje Mewengkang answers questions regarding her career and her faith - How would you describe your first interaction with Adventists? Have you ever been challenged for keeping your faith in the Lord? How can you witness to the central government in Jakarta,...

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    Single Parents in Black Adventism Tertiary
    "This presentation gives an overview of the literature addressing single parenthood in the Black Seventh-day Adventist Church. It presents a pilot project on single parents in order to develop a single parent-friendly model for the intent of which is...

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    Sir James Carlisle - Dialogue with the Governor General of Antigua and Barbuda Grade 11-Lifelong
    Sir James Carlisle answers questions regarding his career and his faith - How were you attracted to Adventism? Do you find opportunities to witness for your faith in connection with your work? Is your family involved in Christian activities?

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    Sociology - A Seventh-day Adventist Approach for Students and Teachers Tertiary-Lifelong
    "In this philosophical overview, Matthews examines key issues such as why Christians should study sociology, how sociology can facilitate faith integration, and how the church should relate to the challenge of post-modernism. His work is the third volume...

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    Tell the World - Adventist History Film Grade 3-Lifelong
    Bring Adventist history to life with this professionally produced film. The six episodes, freely available online, begin with William Miller's discovery, continue through the Great Disappointment, and cover the guidance of Ellen White and others to the early church.

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    The Adventist Debate on the Trinity Tertiary
    This article describes the development of the Adventist understanding of the doctrine of the Trinity over more than a century and a half of history. The author divides this development into six periods, in which the most significant literary contributions...

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    The Adventist School System and Values Transmission Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "In 2011 Valuegenesis, a major survey of beliefs and values and how they are generated was undertaken for a second time twenty years after it was completed in 1992. It revealed the strength of the concert between the home, the church and the school...

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    The Alienation of Adventist Youth From Religion Grade 9-Lifelong
    The author proposes that much of the alienation and disillusionment towards religion that affects today's youth is second generational. Factors contributing to the youth's apathy toward religion are breakdown of authority, the Adventist identity, and refusal...

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    The Bible and Literature Tertiary-Lifelong
    Haluska notes that "we need to build our teaching on a clear understanding of Bible principles toward worldly literature, especially since Seventh-day Adventists have been blessed with a prophet who has made such a number of statements about the subject."...

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    The Christian Church and Society - Some Functions, Dysfunctions, Conflict, and Interactions Tertiary-Lifelong
    The purpose of this paper is to provide, from a sociological perspective, a broad overview of the historical and current interaction between the Christian Church and Society; with an inclusion of the specific contributions of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

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    The Christian Experience of William E Foy Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Born in Maine to a family of free Blacks, [Foy] was baptized as a teenager in the Freewill Baptist Church. He received several visions in 1842, giving views of heaven and the advent of Christ, the reward of the saints and the punishment of sinners.....

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    The Education of a Pathologist Grade 11-Lifelong
    Mashburn tells the story of his education, college romance, and unique journey into Adventism.

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    The Fragmenting of Apocalypticism within a Denominationalizing Sect - The Case of Seventh-day Adventism Tertiary-Lifelong
    This paper focuses on the North American Division of the Adventist Church (the U.S. and Canada). It uses a sociological church-sect theory lens to interpret changes in Adventism regarding apocalypcism. It argues that over the past 150 years, Adventism has...

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    The Great Commissions and the Educational Imperative Tertiary-Lifelong
    Mission. It’s the reason the Seventh-day Adventist church exists. Has education always been part of that mission? You may be surprised at the answer.

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    The Holy Spirit in Ellen G. White's Eschatology Tertiary
    This article analyzes Ellen G. White's eschatological understanding of the person and work of the Holy Spirit in the last days of church history. The author, in a first step, discusses the textual evidence that demonstrates that Ellen G. White believed in...

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    The Omega of the Apostasy - In the Image and Likeness of the Alpha Tertiary
    This article compares the current apostasy related to the rejection of the biblical doctrine of the Trinity with the serious apostasy related to pantheism in the Adventist church at the beginning of the last century, which Ellen G. White called the alpha apostasy....

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    The Revolution We All Need Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The Seventh-day Adventist Church today is again speaking of revival. I am convinced that it must come soon. The world is in a revolutionary phase. Why not us?" As the article states, "the true religious liberty...

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    Understanding History - Seventh-day Adventists and their Perspectives Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "A knowledge of a Seventh-day Adventist understanding of history explains a great deal about the church and touches on many of the key conflicts and controversies that have affected, and currently affect, the church. Hence, it is topical for the...

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    Who R U? Seventh-day Adventist Identity in a Global Context Lifelong
    This article "lays out and explains the major features of Adventism and Church structure."

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    Who Was Mary? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Sequeira talks about Mary and the Bible with Catholic and Adventist views.

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    William Miller - The Man Behind the Story of 1844 Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Miller's ideas on Bible prophecy and the imminent return of Jesus can be better understood in the context of a broad religious movement that emerged concurrently in Europe and the Americas during the first part of the 19th century. After the demise of...

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    William Miller and the Rise of Adventism Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article in the 1844 Anniversary JAE focuses on the life of William Miller. The author shares Miller's conversion story. In spite of his early mockery of preachers, Miller, later on in life, felt the call to study the Bible carefully. With only his concordance,...

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    With Jesus in His Sanctuary Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Topics swirling around the Sanctuary are being vigorously discussed in every quarter of the Seventh-day Adventist Church today. Questions like the following are being debated: Is there a Sanctuary in Heaven? Does it contain two or only one chamber? When...

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    Women and the Church - The Feminine Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Multicultural educators, pastors, and professionals tell how Adventist women are thinking about their church, their beliefs, and the evolving roles of women in society. Without self-pity or anger, these women disclose spiritual strength, wisdom, and...

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    Women in Ministry - Biblical and Historical Perspectives Tertiary-Lifelong
    "An ad hoc committee on hermeneutics and ordination from the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary provides thoughtful answers to good questions: Why ordain elders and pastors? What does the Bible teach about priesthood and ministry? Does Paul really...

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    Worldviews, Contemporary Culture, and Adventist Thought Tertiary-Lifelong
    Rasi addresses the concept of worldview. He then contrasts "the Christian worldview with two major perspectives that compete for attention in contemporary culture." Finally he suggests "some implications for thoughtful Adventists and other Bible-believing...