Category Archives: Adventist

Religion in Secular Society: Fifty Years On

Here are some excerpts from the updated 2016 edition: * Bryan Ronald Wilson came from unusually humble origins. He was born in 1926 in a working-class terrace in Leeds. The house had no running hot water, and the communal toilet, … Continue reading

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From Adventism To Judaism

Background.

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Hacksaw Ridge

Steve Sailer writes: Rather like Donald Trump’s campaign for president in 2016, Mel Gibson’s 2004 movie The Passion of the Christ was not popular in Beverly Hills. I overheard the following conversation in a Rodeo Drive screening room while Gibson’s … Continue reading

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The Truth

Growing up as a Seventh-Day Adventist, telling the truth was ridiculously important. If you got a reputation for lying, you were finished. You were lost. You were dead. The Christian commitment to truth went to extreme lengths. For instance, if … Continue reading

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Anybody ever hear of a Luke Ford?

From a Canadian posting board in 2010: The Seventh Day Adventist Church has an interesting relationship to covert happenings itself. In the early Cold War they channelled many hundreds/thousands of young men into servitude as human guinea pigs for biomedical … Continue reading

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