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Adventist History Podcast

This podcast tells the story of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

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Warning: This podcast is a series podcast

This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

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(S2, E1): Conchies

In this episode, we talk about two completely opposite experiences Adventists had in the First World War.

29mins

23 Jan 2019

Rank #1

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(S1, E29): Jones and Waggs

In this episode, we meet the two young preachers whose teaching will lead to the Adventist Civil War of 1888: E.J. Waggoner and A.T. Jones. We cover the major external factor that leads to War (the threat of Sunday law) and one of the internal causes (the Jones-Smith feud over the ten horns of Daniel 7). Still with us?

26mins

22 Feb 2017

Rank #2

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(S1, E32): Adventist Civil War, part 2

In this episode, we see how the bitter feud of the past few years boils over at the General Conference session of 1888. It's nothing personal, Minneapolis.

26mins

22 May 2017

Rank #3

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(S1, E33): Reconstruction

In this episode, we look at how Ellen White, E.J. Waggoner, and A.T. Jones (but mostly Ellen) campaigned in the aftermath of the 1888 General Conference.

28mins

22 Jun 2017

Rank #4

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(S1, E34): Exiling Ellen

In this episode, we talk a lot about water. We begin with Ellen White's experience in the middle of the worst natural disaster in American history (at that point). We end with shipwreck, mutiny, and baptism.

23mins

22 Jul 2017

Rank #5

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(S1, E9): Printing

In this episode, we look at the beginning of the publishing work and the huge conflict it caused between the founders.The Adventist History Podcast is a monthly podcast telling a story of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.Listen: http://adventisthistorypodcast.org/Support: https://www.patreon.com/AdventistHistoryPodcastFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/adventisthistorypodcast/Watch: http://youtube.com/c/adventisthistory

44mins

22 Jun 2015

Rank #6

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(S2, E2): The Protestant Civil War, part 1

In this episode, we talk about the massive cultural shift America goes through (along with the Western World) between the Civil War and the First World War. This cultural shift into modernism lays the groundwork for the Protestant Civil War between Liberals and Fundamentalists.Support us on Patreon (and listen ad-free).Visit our sponsor, The Haystack!

39mins

22 Feb 2019

Rank #7

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(S2, E10): Movies, Bible, and Women

In this episode, we look at three ways the Fundamentalist movement changed American Adventism. You guessed it, it involves movies, the Bible, and women. To support your favorite Adventist history podcast, head over to our Patreon! (https://www.patreon.com/AdventistHistoryPodcast)

40mins

22 Oct 2019

Rank #8

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(S2, E4): The 1919 Bible Conference, part 1

In this episode, we begin our discussion of the pivotal 1919 Bible Conference by strategically dancing around the actual Conference. We talk about how it began and how it ended, tantalizing the listen to find out what delicious creaminess lies at its center.

26mins

23 Apr 2019

Rank #9

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(S2, E8): The Startling Omega

In this episode, we deal with radioactive meltdown of Judson Washburn and Claude Holmes following the 1919 Bible Conference.

41mins

22 Aug 2019

Rank #10

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(S1, E10): Growth Spurt

In this episode, the success of the Sabbatarian Adventist message brings fresh challenges. The Whites move to Rochester, NY, and set up the press there.The Adventist History Podcast is a monthly podcast telling a story of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.Listen: http://adventisthistorypodcast.org/Support: https://www.patreon.com/AdventistHistoryPodcastFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/adventisthistorypodcast/Watch: http://youtube.com/c/adventisthistory

27mins

22 Jul 2015

Rank #11

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(S2, E11): Price: Of Ellen White and Bacon

In this episode, we trace a brief history of the rise of evolution and the Adventist reaction to it. We also introduce the fundamentalist Adventist who jumped into the cultural arena: George McCready Price.Sponsor: The Haystack!To support your favorite Adventist history podcast, head over to our Patreon! (https://www.patreon.com/AdventistHistoryPodcast)

32mins

22 Nov 2019

Rank #12

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(S2, E7): The 1919 Bible Conference, part 4

If you want to read more about somewhat recent discussions of Adventists and inspiration, you can start here (In this episode, we finish up our quartet of episodes focusing on the 1919 Bible Conference by looking at the issue of the inspiration of Ellen White. Sponsor: Good to Go Media (http://goodtogomedia.org/)If you want to read more about somewhat recent discussions of Adventists and inspiration, you can start here: https://bit.ly/2Z8z9VY).

38mins

23 Jul 2019

Rank #13

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(S1, E14): Lovett's Grove

In this episode, we talk about the Great Controversy vision and how the eventual book was revised, revised, revised, and revised until it becomes the version Adventists value above anything else she wrote...and then try to pawn off on people for free.

32mins

23 Nov 2015

Rank #14

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(S2, E9): Fundamentalism: A Like Story

In this episode, we talk about the relationship between Seventh-day Adventists and the larger cultural war between fundamentalists and modernists. Also, Matthew debuts his one-act play.

26mins

22 Sep 2019

Rank #15

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Special Interview Episode: Steve Longi and Gregory Crosby

In this special episode, I interview two producers, Steve Longi and Gregory Crosby, from the film Hacksaw Ridge about the film's subject: Adventist hero and conscientious objector Desmond Doss. They'll share their new book on Doss' early life and a bit about why they love him.You can pick up their new book, The Birth of Hacksaw Ridge: How it All Began below:Link to paperback (AdventistBookCenter.com). Link to ebook (Amazon.com).

34mins

1 Aug 2018

Rank #16

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(S1, E18): The General Conference

In this episode (the final of our trilogy covering the organization of the Adventist church), we talk about the final steps that led to the formation of the general conference, and it's first president, who just happens to be the Adventist church's first "badventist." Along the way, we also eavesdrop on the infant church's idea on whether belief in Ellen White as a prophet should be required to anyone who wants to become an Adventist. The answer may surprise you!

27mins

22 Mar 2016

Rank #17

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(S1, E16): What's in a Name?

In this episode, we begin a trilogy of episodes covering the organization of the movement into a proper Christian denomination. First up, we look at how the name "Seventh-day Adventist" was chosen in 1860.

28mins

23 Jan 2016

Rank #18

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(S1, E11): Battle Creek

In this episode, we look at the final days of the Review in Rochester and its move to Battle Creek - the new HQ of the Sabbatarian Adventist movement.

25mins

23 Aug 2015

Rank #19

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(S1, E13): Steam Pressed

In this episode, the Review gets an upgrade into the industrial age. We also sort through the problems the Waukon believers had with James and Ellen White and their *eventual* solution. And, hey, a passing reference to Uriah Smith getting married. Congrats, man!

25mins

22 Oct 2015

Rank #20