News: History

Spectrum Banner Image: Click for COVID-19 coverage


  • Written By: Kendra Haloviak Valentine
    November 01, 2018

    Perspectives on Adventist Women and the...

    Our theology of ministry and practice of ordination was determined by economics not by scripture.
    Read More

  • Written By: Douglas Morgan
    October 31, 2018

    Adventism and America's Original...

    At first glance, it looked like just an ordinary group of friends gathered at the Sprague home, enjoying conversation on an ordinary evening in 1889...
    Read More

  • Written By: Michael Pearson
    October 24, 2018

    Pure Nostalgia?

    Nostalgia falsifies or misrepresents the past. The idea that there was some golden age in the life of the Adventist Church is manifestly false.
    Read More

  • Written By: Carmen Lau
    October 23, 2018

    Responsibility or Status?

    In 1933, people in Jefferson County Alabama killed Elizabeth Lawrence, a black woman, because she scolded white children who threw stones at her as...
    Read More

  • Written By: Ray Tetz
    October 22, 2018

    Gospel of the Disappointment

    What was then the original “Great Disappointment” can be seen as transformational. It brought about a defining spiritual moment in the lives of...
    Read More

  • Written By: Alex Bryan
    October 18, 2018

    Founding Priorities and A Faithful...

    We are all on the hook for the present crisis. We have given our leaders the wrong marching orders.
    Read More

  • Written By: Ray Tetz, Gerry Chudleigh
    October 11, 2018

    Revisiting Gerry Chudleigh’s “Who Runs...

    When in 2013 Gerry Chudleigh published his book, Who Runs the Church? it was a question only relatively few were asking. Today, just five years later...
    Read More

  • Written By: Kurt Ganter, The John Henry Weidner...
    October 09, 2018

    Weidner WWII Collection Opens to...

    The John Henry Weidner Collection at the Hoover Institute on the Stanford University campus is now open to the public.
    Read More

  • Written By: Gilbert M. Valentine
    September 28, 2018

    Where Run “the Paths of Rome”?

    In 1896, Ellen White saw the Paths of Rome running through Battle Creek. Will they run through Battle Creek again in October 2018?
    Read More

  • Written By: Roy Branson
    September 12, 2018

    Archives Celebration: A Church Of, By,...

    In the August 1984 issue of Spectrum, Roy Branson wrote a piece entitled “A Church Of, By, and For the People” that was published in the weeks...
    Read More