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Books in Print about SDA:

bullet Roy Adams, "The Sanctuary: Understanding the Heart of Adventist Theology", Review & Herald Pub Assn., (1994)
bullet Shane Anderson, "How to Kill Adventist Education and How to Give it a Fighting Chance," (2009)
bullet Everett N. Dick, "William Miller and the Advent Crisis 1831-1844, Andrews Univ. Press (1994)
bullet General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, "Church manual," (2000)
bullet General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, "Outline of missions fields entered by Seventh-day Adventists, (2009)
bullet Gary Fraser, "Diet, Life Expectancy and Chronic Disease: Studies of Seventh-Day Adventists and Other Vegetarians, (2003)
bullet Madlyn Hamblin, "In the Wake of Waco: Why Were Adventists Among the Victims?", Review & Herald Pub Assn., (1993)
bullet Erwin Gane & Leo Van Dolson, "This We Believe: An Overview of the Teachings of Seventh-day Adventists", Pacific Pr Pub Assn., (1993)
bullet George R. Knight, "Anticipating the Advent : A Brief History of Seventh-day Adventists", Pacific Pr Pub Assn., (1993)
bullet Samuel Koranteng-Pipim, "Receiving the Word," Berean Books (1996).
bullet Mikhail Kulakov, "God's Soviet Miracles: How Adventists Built the First Protestant Seminary in Russian History", Pacific Pr Pub Assn., (1993)
bullet Gary Land, "The World of Ellen G. White", Review & Herald Pub Assn., (1987)
bullet Walter Martin, "The Kingdom of the Cults", Bethany House Pub, (1985), P. 409-500.
bullet C. Mervyn Maxwell, "Magnificent Disappointment : What Really Happened in 1844...and Its Meaning for Today", Pacific Pr Pub Assn. (1994)
bullet Ronald L. Numbers, "The Disappointed : Millerism and Millenarianism in the Nineteenth Century", Univ. of Tennessee Press, (1993)
bullet Helmut Ott, "Perfect in Christ: The Mediation of Christ in the Writings of Ellen G. White", Review & Herald Pub Assn., (1987)
bullet Michael Pearson, "Millennial Dreams and Moral Dilemmas: Seventh-day Adventism and Contemporary Ethics", Cambridge Univ. Press (1990)
bullet William Shurtleff, "Bibliography and Sourcebook on Seventh-day Adventists' Work With Soyfoods, Vegetarianism, and Wheat Gluten, 1866-1992 ", Soyfoods Center (1992)
bullet Allen R. Steele, "Loud Let It Ring : Adventist World Radio: Twenty-Five Years of Miracles, Pacific Pr. Pub. Assn., (1996)
bullet U.S. Government, Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Is Military Research Hazardous To Veterans' Health?; Lessons Spanning Half a Century", 103rd Congress, 2nd Session, Committee Print S. Prt. 103-97, (1994-DEC), Section C.
bullet Ellen Gould, Harmon White & Phyllis C. Bailey, "The Quote Book : Gems from the Pen of Ellen G. White", (1994)
bullet "Seventh Day Adventist Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition", Review & Herald Pub Assn., (1995)
bullet Frank S. Mead, "The Handbook of Denominations," 9th Ed., Abingdon Press, Nashville, TN, Pages 22-25.
bullet "Seventh-day Adventists Believe," Review and Herald Publishing, (1988). This is an official SDA publication and contains a good overview of SDA beliefs.

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Internet Resources:

The following information sources were used to prepare and update the above essay. The hyperlinks are not necessarily still active today.

bullet The official SDA site is at: If you are interested in exactly what the SDA denomination teaches, this is the web site to consult. Their fundamental beliefs are at:
bullet The Ellen G White Estate, Inc. was created by Ellen G. White to handle custody of her writings. See: or Some of the writings of Ellen G. White are available from the  at:
bullet Yahoo! has a list of SDA links at:
bullet The Bible Project at posts stories and articles in the topics, health, headline news, reformation, religion, liberty, science and archaeology.
bullet SDAnet encourages intercommunication among SDA groups, disseminate SDA information and announce college and university meetings and conferences. See: They also have a summary of SDA's "27 Fundamental Beliefs" at:
bullet Samuel Koranteng-Pipim, "The spirit of rebellion: Another look at post-Utrecht ordinations," an essay on female ordination at: 
bullet SDA Kinship International Inc., the homosexual support group that is not affiliated with the SDA is at:
bullet The Tree of Life is a SDA site featuring a tour guide about "Tuning into the Frequency of the Creator..." and a Scripture Calendar and Chronology, including discoveries on many "great truths which have been neglected and unappreciated for ages." See:
bullet Voice of Prophecy is an international, Christian radio broadcast. It was founded by H.M.S. Richards in 1929, and is currently aired by more than 1,500 stations worldwide. See:
bullet Writings of SDA leaders on the topic of abortion can be seen at:
bullet Some web sites which are critical of SDA include:
bullet Into All the World Wide Web is a counter-cult group which categorizes the SDA as a cult. They define "cult" as any Christian group that deviates from traditional conservative Christendom. See:
bullet The Ellen G. White Website at
bullet SDA Anonymous is a supporting "transition ministry for both current and former SDA Christians" who have decided to leave the denomination. See:

Copyright 1997 to 2009 by Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance
Latest update: 2009-OCT-25
Author: B.A. Robinson

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