MA in Pastoral Ministry

CHIS 674 Development of SDA Theology







Professor: Abner Hernández 
Date: November 9-13, 2014
Location: Canadian University College, Alberta, Canada

Course Description:

The history and development of Seventh-day Adventist theology from the 1840s to the present, with emphasis on doctrines such as the Sabbath, sanctuary, conditional immortality, eschatology, covenants, Christology, and righteousness by faith. 

Class Resources:

     Reservation Form 
     Course Syllabus (Updated)
     Location Information

     Extra Class Materials: The special articles listed below are to be read before each of the days listed below.

  1. Day 1 - George R. Knight, “Adventist Theology 1844 to 1994”
  2. Day 2 - William Miller, “Miller’s Rules of Bible Interpretation.” and Jack Blanco, “The Historicist Interpretation of Prophecy
  3. Day 3 - C. Mervin Maxwell, “A Brief History of Adventist Hermeneutics
  4. Day 4 - Ellen G. White, “Christ Our Righteousness,” and  Richard Rice, “Sanctification and Perfection
  5. Day 5 - Merlin Burt, “History of Seventh-day Adventist Views on the Trinity,” and  Tim Portier, “Sources Clarify Ellen G. White’s Christology,”

Student Attendee List:

  1. Joseph Kwaku Amankwah
  2. Angelo Austria
  3. Joe Azzopardi
  4. Mark Borrett
  5. David K. Chimwaso
  6. Olaf Clausen
  7. James Coleman Jr.
  8. Alison Down
  9. Shawn Ellis
  10. Roger Esteves
  11. Barbara Harris