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Nineteenth-Century Adventist Understanding Of The Flood, Cornelis S. Bootsman, Lynden Rogers, Kevin C. De Berg Dec 2017

Nineteenth-Century Adventist Understanding Of The Flood, Cornelis S. Bootsman, Lynden Rogers, Kevin C. De Berg

Science and Mathematics Conference Papers

The important Flood concepts enunciated by Ellen White in Spiritual Gifts III and other publications/articles, together with those presented by other nineteenth-century Adventist pioneers such as Uriah Smith and Alonzo Jones are reviewed. The sources from which these ideas may have been derived are also explored. It is noted that most, if not all, the extra-biblical material can be found in works, often by then somewhat discredited, leading up to the period.


What A Catastrophe!― Science Abandons Uniformitarianism?, Lynden Rogers Dec 2017

What A Catastrophe!― Science Abandons Uniformitarianism?, Lynden Rogers

Science and Mathematics Conference Papers

This chapter tracks the fascinating and unexpected changes of fortune which have attended the scientific notion of uniformitarianism since its emergence in the early nineteenth century at the hands of geologists such as Sir Charles Lyell. The key role played in this narrative by Price is noted and the changing manner in which this story has been told by Adventist and other recent creationist authors is described.


Christian Faith And The Olympic Games, Steven W. Thompson Dec 2016

Christian Faith And The Olympic Games, Steven W. Thompson

Theology Papers and Journal Articles

The Olympic games can enrich pastoral explanations of the most basic Christian question: “What do I have to do in order to be saved?”


Cross-Cultural Sharing Of Spirituality, John Skrzypaszek Jan 2011

Cross-Cultural Sharing Of Spirituality, John Skrzypaszek

Theology Conference Papers

This paper explores the nature of the Australian Aborigine and Christian spirituality. It demonstrates that the indigenous spirituality shows a strong tie between the spiritual realm and life's journey. The cultural symbolism, which reflects cosmology, shows that the mystical nature of the spiritual journey is deeply immersed in the totality of the Aboriginal life and consciousness. The study recognizes that the Aboriginal and Christian worldviews are distinctly different. However, it argues that the Aboriginal Christian spirituality may be enhanced by the qualities embedded in its indigenous roots. The study demonstrates that, at the point where propositional creed-based structure of ...


Urgency And Finality: The Essence Of Millennial Belief, Norman H. Young Jan 1999

Urgency And Finality: The Essence Of Millennial Belief, Norman H. Young

Theology Papers and Journal Articles

The author discusses the three main viewpoints and two serious practical flaws of the thousand year period mentioned in Rev 20:1-10 (vv. 2,3,4,5,6,7), usually referred to as the millennium.