MA in Pastoral Ministry

CHIS 674 Development of SDA Theology








Professor: Abner Hernández
Date: March 22-26, 2015
Location: Northern New England Conference Office, Westbrook, Maine

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 (The reservation period is now closed for this class, thank you)
   Course Syllabus 
   Location Information

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

Day 1 - George R. Knight, “Adventist Theology 1844 to 1994”
Day 2 - William Miller, “Miller’s Rules of Bible Interpretation.” and Jack Blanco, “The Historicist Interpretation of Prophecy
Day 3 - C. Mervin Maxwell, “A Brief History of Adventist Hermeneutics
Day 4 - Ellen G. White, “Christ Our Righteousness,” and  Richard Rice, “Sanctification and Perfection
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. Donald Ball
  2. Edward Bryan
  3. Jonathan Cross
  4. Dennis Farley
  5. Yves Francis
  6. Ucall G. Harris
  7. Edward Jackson 
  8. Elis Joseph
  9. Nicolas Louis
  10. Easton Marks
  11. Daniel McGrath
  12. Sem Omeler
  13. Dorrin Patillo
  14. Andrew Philbert
  15. Cornel Preda
  16. Kevin Robert 
  17. Jean Faddy Semerzier
  18. Nate Skaife
  19. Jesse Tennison
  20. Jarod Thomas
  21. Pierre Vincent
  22. Ricky Wade
  23. Carlyle Wildman