Seeking a Sanctuary: Seventh-day Adventism and the American Dream / Edition 2

Seeking a Sanctuary: Seventh-day Adventism and the American Dream / Edition 2

by Malcolm Bull, Keith Lockhart
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0253218683

ISBN-13: 9780253218681

Pub. Date: 12/01/2006

Publisher: Indiana University Press

The completely revised second edition further explores one of the most successful of America’s indigenous religious groups. Despite this, the Adventist church has remained largely invisible. Seeking a Sanctuary casts light on this marginal religion through its socio-historical context and discusses several Adventist figures that shaped the perception of this

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The completely revised second edition further explores one of the most successful of America’s indigenous religious groups. Despite this, the Adventist church has remained largely invisible. Seeking a Sanctuary casts light on this marginal religion through its socio-historical context and discusses several Adventist figures that shaped the perception of this Christian sect.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253218681
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
12/01/2006
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
520
Sales rank:
1,171,040
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.30(d)

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Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     ix
Prologue     xiii
Introduction: Public Images     1
Adventist Theology
Authority     21
Identity     38
The End of the World     52
The Divine Realm     69
The Human Condition     83
The Development of Adventist Theology     99
The Adventist Experience and the American Dream
The Structure of Society     113
The Patterns of Growth     135
The Science of Happiness     162
The Politics of Liberty     182
The Ethics of Schism     199
The Art of Expression     221
Adventism and America     244
Adventist Subculture
Gender     259
Race     273
Ministry     290
Medicine     302
Education     315
The Self-Supporting Movement     333
Conclusion: The Revolving Door     348
Epilogue     363
List of Abbreviations     365
Notes     369
Bibliographical Note     459
Web Guide     469
Index     471

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