The Great Controversy: The Conflict of the Ages in the Christian Dispensation
1888. White's intent is to illuminate the controversy between darkness and light, sin and righteousness, wrong and right, death and life. Contents: The Destruction of Jerusalem; Persecution in the First Centuries; The Apostasy; The Waldenses; John Wycliffe; Huss and Jerome; Luther's Separation from Rome; Luther Before the Diet; The Swiss Reformer; Progress of Reform in Germany; Protest of the Princes; The French Reformation; The Netherlands and Scandinavia; Later English Reformers; The Bible and the French Revolution; The Pilgrim Fathers; Heralds of the Morning; An American Reformer; Light Through Darkness; A Great Religious Awakening; A Warning Rejected; Prophecies Fulfilled; What Is the Sanctuary? In the Holy of Holies; God's Law Immutable; A Work of Reform; Modern Revivals; The Investigative Judgment; Why Was Sin Permitted?; Enmity Between Man and Satan; Agency of Evil Spirits; Snares of Satan; The First Great Deception; Spiritualism; Aims of the Papacy; The Impending Conflict; The Scriptures a Safeguard; The Final Warning; The Time of Trouble; God's People Delivered; Desolation of the Earth; and The Controversy Ended.