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Viewpoints 16: Rudi Maier, “Church and Society”

Rudi Maier, retired seminary professor and former head of ADRA International, has completed a major publishing project–Church and Society: Missiological Challenges for the Church. We discussed this book for the Viewpoints interview series at Adventist Today (interview link, series link). … Continue reading

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Viewpoints: Idel Suarez Jr, Reform Movement President

I interviewed Pastor Idel Suarez Jr for the Viewpoints interview series at Adventist Today (old site, new site). Suarez is the president of one branch of the Adventist Reform Movement that started in Europe during World War I. I met … Continue reading

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Adventist News Network: August Round-up

Adventist Church sponsors its first religious liberty festival in Britain. 2,000 attend the ‘Free to Worship’ festival. (Victor Hulbert, John Surridge, Dan Serb and ANN staff, 26 Aug 2014) The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Britain held its first religious liberty … Continue reading

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Hoehn: The Smoke of a Thousand Villages

In his latest opinion piece at Adventist Today, Jack Hoehn connects organized religion with social action–The Smoke of a Thousand Villages. Two excerpts: God-lovers—no matter how sincere and how wonderful their solitary walks in the woods with Jesus or their … Continue reading

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Temperance and Prohibition (Three Sources)

Earlier I wrote about Thomas Pegram when commenting on the temperance movement–U.S. Temperance Movement. I encountered Pegram when he was a guest historian on the television show Who Do You Think You Are? (Kelly Clarkson’s episode). This was an important … Continue reading

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Adventism and Activism (Torres)

Marcos Torres shares the following reflection on social action. Torres is currently pursuing a BA in Theology at Southern Adventist University. His biggest passion in life is to help people realize that Christianity is not a religion but a relationship … Continue reading

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Adventists in Politics: Healers of the Nations?

The Center for Christian Bioethics at Loma Linda University is hosting an event featuring five Adventists in politics. From the description it looks like significant questions could be in play, though 90 minutes seems too short to cover multiple perspective … Continue reading

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SDA Potpourri

Some “Sabbath” reading for you: Constituents Stand with NAD on Gender Equality Vote (Wright, Spectrum, 28 Oct 2011) Going Forward While Going Backward? (Scriven, Spectrum, 28 Oct 2011) In Thailand, humanitarian arm of church responds to worst flooding in 50 … Continue reading

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Why Men Should not be Ordained

I am pleased to welcome the newest blogger to the A2 team–Landon Schnabel. Below is his first post here, which considers issues surrounding ordination. Landon is currently a graduate student at Andrews University. An egalitarian deeply opposed to hegemony with … Continue reading

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