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The Earliest Present Truth and Advent Review

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Review & Herald 1946

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This volume, featuring the earliest issues of The Present Truth and Advent Review, represents some of the earliest literature of the Seventh-day Adventist movement. These compiled issues are an excellent resource for understanding and evaluating the origins of the modern SDA church. The Present Truth (later Advent Review) was published by James White in the wake of the Sabbath Conferences of 1848 and 1849. These issues shed light on the theological development of Seventh-day Adventist following the Great Disappointment of 1844.

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Key Features

  • Presents the earliest issues of The Present Truth and Advent Review
  • Provides an excellent opportunity to understand and evaluate the origins of modern Seventh-day Adventism
  • Includes rare special issues of Advent Review


  • Introduction: Historical Setting of These Documents
  • The Present Truth, Nos. 1–11 (1849–1850)
  • Advent Review, Nos. 1–5 (1850)
  • Advent Review Extra (1850)
  • Advent Review Special (1850)

Product Details

  • Title: The Earliest Present Truth and Advent Review
  • Editors: James White, David Arnold, Geo. W. Holt, and Samuel W. Rhodes
  • Publisher: Review and Herald
  • Publication Date: 1946
  • Pages: 470

About James White

James White (1821–1881) was a founder of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. He played a significant role in the formal organization of the denomination, as well as Battle Creek College, which is now Andrews University.