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Ellen Harmon White: American Prophet

Terrie Dopp Aamodt, Gary Land, and Ronald L. Numbers


Ellen Harmon White was a founder and prophet of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, which from small beginnings in the mid-nineteenth century has become one of the largest indigenous American Christian denominations. Historians, however, have given White relatively little attention, although that situation has changed somewhat in recent years with growing interest in marginal religions, women, and reform. This book calls attention to White as a significant figure in American religious history and to understand her within the context of her times. The eighteen chapters address aspects of White’s ... More

Keywords: Prophet Ellen White, Seventh-day Adventist, religion, marginal, women, reform

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199373857
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199373857.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Terrie Dopp Aamodt, editor
Walla Walla University

Gary Land, editor
Andrews University

Ronald L. Numbers, editor
University of Wisconsin-Madison

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1 A Portrait

Jonathan M. Butler

2 Visions

Ann Taves

3 Testimonies

Graeme Sharrock

4 Prophet

Ronald Graybill

5 Author

Arthur Patrick

6 Speaker

Terrie Dopp Aamodt

7 Builder

Floyd Greenleaf, and Jerry Moon

8 Theology

Fritz Guy

9 Practical Theology

Bert Haloviak

10 Second Coming

Jonathan M. Butler

11 Science and Medicine

Ronald L. Numbers, and Rennie B. Schoepflin

12 Society

Douglas Morgan

13 Culture

Benjamin McArthur

15 Gender

Laura Vance

16 Death and Burial

T. Joe Willey

17 Legacy

Paul McGraw, and Gilbert Valentine

18 Biographies

Gary Land

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