Prophetess of Health: A Study of Ellen G. White (Google eBook)

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Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 417 pages
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Respected historian of science Ronald Numbers here examines one of the most influential, yet least examined, religious leaders in American history - Ellen G. White, the enigmatic visionary who founded the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Numbers scrutinizes White's life (1827-1915), from her teenage visions and testimonies to her extensive advice on health reform, which influenced the direction of Adventism. This third edition of Prophetess of Health features a new preface and two key documents that shed further light on White - transcripts of the trial of Elder Israel Dammon in 1845 and the proceedings of the secret Bible Conferences in 1919. Book jacket.
  

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I really wish the church would publicly deal with the 1919 Bible conference and the clear inconsistency that is allowed to be held, which is that we don't accept literal inspiration for scripture, but ... Read full review

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Great book!! The whole family is reading it. Ellen G. White was a true prophet. Read full review

Contents

A Prophetess Is Born
43
In Sickness and in Health
76
The Health Reformers
95
Dansville Days
127
The Western Health Reform Institute
156
Short Skirts and Sex
184
Whatsoever Ye Eat or Drink
219
Fighting the Good Fight
239
Ellen White on the Mind and the Mind of Ellen White
267
Physical and Psychological Experiences of Ellen G White Related in Her Own Words
291
The 1864 Dansville Visit
320
The Trial of Elder I Dammon
326
The Secret 1919 Bible Conferences
344
Index
402
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Ronald L. Numbers is Hilldale Professor of the History of Science and Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has served as president of the History of Science Society, the American Society of Church History, and the International Union of the History and Philosophy of Science, Division of the History of Science and Technology.

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