- Read “A Brief History of Seventh-day Adventist” from George Knight answer the following TWO questions. I will upload the PDF for this.
Note reform movements and “come outer” movements sweeping New England in mid-nineteenth century. (Bullet points listing.) (appx. 1/3 page)
Note the steps through which the early Adventist moved from a parochial “closed door” mentality of faithful to a global movement. (appx. 1/2 page)
- Read THREE articles from Roy Branson and answer the following TWO questions.
First: “Ellen G. White: Racist or Champion of Equality?” (http://www.oakwood.edu/goldmine/hdoc/blacksda/champ/index.html)
Second: “Slavery and Prophecy”
Third: “The Crisis of the Nineties”
A. List names, church officers, and anti-slavery involvements of 8 early Adventist leaders. (appx. 1/3 page)
B. What is the point of the Andrews editorial in the last paragraph? (1 Paragraph.) (appx. 1/2 page)
- Read TWO articles and answer the following FOUR questions. I will upload the PDF for these two.
First: “A Christian Declaration on Race Relations”
Second: “Document to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission”
Two documents. Two continents. Two decades— USA 1970s and South Africa 1990s.
A. Do you see these documents praising the church and/ or prodding their church? (appx. 1/2 page)
B. On the basis of the dates of these documents, do you see these documents “prophetic?” (appx. 1/2 page)
C. What good such documents? Google to get social context. (appx. 1/2 page)
D. Pose two well-thought questions for each of the document authors t o respond to. Total 4 questions. (appx. 1/2 page)