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Adventist

a member of any of the Christian groups, such as the Seventh-Day Adventists that hold that the Second Coming of Christ is imminent
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Dorsinville-Phanor said Adventism, a Protestant religion, arrived on the island in 1879 via a steamship loaded with Adventist pamphlets.
The years of the Great Disappointment, 1843 and again in 1844, when thousands confidently awaited the Second Coming of Christ, should have been the end of the Adventism movement.
Like the denomination worldwide, Adventism in Tanzania emphasizes the imminent return of Christ, and considers itself to be a remnant of God's faithful end-time people.
In Seventh-day Adventism in Crisis Laura Vance, associate professor of sociology at Georgia Southwestern State University, applies sect theory to explain how North American Adventism, cofounded by a female prophet (Ellen G.
The most arresting sentence of the book is probably the first one: "Most of the founders of Seventh-day Adventism would not be able to join the church today if they had to agree to the denomination's '27 Fundamental Beliefs' [adopted in 1980]" (17).
Morgan argues that visuals were essential to Adventism, giving William Miller and James and Ellen White a clear way to present complex information.
org intended for those who wish to learn even more about Adventism, including links to other sites that can provide a more extended education about Adventism.
Seeking a sanctuary: Seventh-day Adventism and the American dream.
Hirokazu Miyazaki, writing of Seventh-day Adventism in Suvavou, shows adventists emphasising their membership in a 'worldwide community of Sabbath keepers', focusing on members' individual efforts to change themselves and drawing on preachers from many countries beyond Fiji who often delivered sermons in English, in contrast to the Methodist focus on the past and on Fiji's early chiefly Christian converts (Miyazaki 2004:88, 95).
Aspiration towards the Appropriation of Seventh-Day Adventism by the Maasai in Tanzania as an Effective Means of Conducting Mission to an African People.
At first the residents thought that Adventism was prohibited, bur when they heard the SDA pastor on the radio they concluded that the new religion must be safe as the government allowed them to use their airwaves.
The topics include the presence and marginalization of French-speaking Protestants in Quebec, the French monarchy and Protestant immigration to Canada before 1760, the Colonial Church and School Society and the early years of the Sabrevois Mission 1850-84, French Protestants and Roman Catholics in the 19th century, French Protestant missionary activity in Quebec from the 1850s to the 1950s, French Adventism in Quebec, and a brief socio-demographic portrait of French-speaking Protestantism in the 19h and 20th centuries.