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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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Carl Wilkens: I’m Not Leaving

I’ve written previously about Carl Wilkens, the only American to stay in Rwanda during the 1994 genocide: Adventist Today interview AU Summit on Social Consciousness God’s Compassion through and for Humanity Today I finally read his book, I’m Not Leaving … Continue reading

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John Weidner, Part 2 [updated]

I’ve written previously about John Weidner and the Dutch-Paris (link). To learn more about him, I got three books recommended by Megan Koreman: (1) The Altruistic Personality: Rescuers of Jews in Nazi Europe (Samuel & Pearl Oliner, 1988). After skimming … Continue reading

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Pray and Fast for Peace

I’ve been re-reading Doug Morgan’s book, Adventism and the American Republic: The Public Involvement of a Major Apocalyptic Movement (2001). It really should be near the top of the reading list for every “Adventist Activist.” In chapter 2, “An Activist … Continue reading

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John Weidner and the Dutch-Paris

Yesterday I wrote about two early instances when Seventh-day Adventists acted as a peculiar people, daring to resist national statutes and norms in order to live their radical faith. Adventists were to disregard the Fugitive Slave Act, and even though … Continue reading

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David Neal: Peace

In his article titled “Peace–From Lough Erne to Syria?“, David Neal, who is the “President of the Seventh-day Adventist Church across Ireland, reflects on issues at the G8 summit, and lessons from the Irish experience.” Excerpt: Image sitting in on … Continue reading

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Week’s Links

SDA VOICES Adventists Join Oklahoma Tornado Relief Effort (Mark Kellner, Adventist Review) Loma Linda’s Earth and Biological Sciences Department Turns 50 (Heather Reifsnyder & Nancy Yuen, Adventist Review) WARS AND RUMORS OF WARS: SYRIA (Planet in Distress) Religious freedom celebration … Continue reading

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