Published Online: 25 NOV 2011
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The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization
How to Cite
Braun, M. 2011. Adventist Church. The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization. .
- Published Online: 25 NOV 2011
The Adventist church is an unaffiliated group of Protestant Christian churches, with origins in the mid 19th to early 20th centuries in the United States. Their distinctive emphasis is on the imminent Advent or Second Coming of Christ.
- adventist church;
- protestant christian churches;
- advent, or second coming of christ;
- accepted teachings, of historic Christianity;
- lutheran augsburg confession;
- American evangelicalism;
- religious revivals;
- millerites, widespread ridicule;
- scoffers, and their coming