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  • Written By: Brian E. Strayer
    March 11, 2019

    Seeing Themselves as Others Saw Them:...

    This paper will examine the public’s changing and often conflicting views of Adventists from 1855 to 1890, especially as reflected in the local...
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  • Written By: Alisa Williams
    March 11, 2019

    Dr. Desmond Ford Passes to His Rest

    We mourn the death of Dr. Desmond Ford who passed to his rest on March 11, 2019 at the age of 90.
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  • Written By: DeWitt S. Williams
    February 25, 2019

    Eleanor Wright: Songs in the Night

    Have you ever gotten out of bed in the morning with a song on your lips? Eleanor Wright got out of bed many mornings with a song, a new song, in her...
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  • Written By: Benjamin Baker
    February 15, 2019

    100 Famous African Americans and...

    It’s amazing how many famous black people are or have been Seventh-day Adventists! The list of one-time Adventists includes a United States president...
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  • Written By: Bonnie Dwyer
    February 15, 2019

    Weniger Society to Honor Four on...

    The annual Charles Elliott Weniger Society for Excellence Awards Ceremony will take place this Sabbath, February 16, at 4 p.m., at the Loma Linda...
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  • Written By: Becky St. Clair, Pacific Union College
    February 08, 2019

    Ellen White Letter Discovered at...

    A previously undocumented letter penned by Ellen G. White, co-founder of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, has been discovered in the archives at...
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  • Written By: DeWitt S. Williams
    December 10, 2018

    Eva Beatrice Dykes: First African...

    Commencement day, June 22, 1921, was different from any that had gone before. Since it opened its doors in 1879, Radcliffe, an exclusive, Ivy-league...
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  • Written By: Bonnie Dwyer
    November 26, 2018

    An Interview with Ellen White

    An interview with Ellen G. White, in honor of her birthday on November 26. Born this day in 1827, she would be 191 years old today.
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  • Written By: Douglas Morgan
    November 13, 2018

    Adventism and America’s Original Sin (...

    In 1891, the 63-year-old prophet broke her silence on race in America and kept on talking about it, making it one of her highest priorities for...
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  • Written By: Jared Wright
    November 01, 2018

    Revisiting Ted Wilson's 2012...

    Key to Wilson’s 2012 appeal was the idea that the TOSC process would be “open” (mentioned four times in three minutes) and fair. Wilson sought to...
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