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Seventh-day Adventists : An Introduction: SDA History

This guide provides information on the Seventh-day Adventist denomination. Find out about its emphasis on diet & health, promotion of religious liberty, distinctive teachings etc.

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Who are Seventh-day Adventists?

The Seventh-day Adventist Church (abbreviated SDA) is a denomination that grew out of the prophetic Millerite movement in the United States during the middle part of the 19th century. It considers itself a branch of Protestant Christianity, though differences in doctrine and practice have led some mainstream Christians to dispute that designation.


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The name of the Seventh-day Adventist denomination indicates its two main distinctive characteristics: Sabbath observance on the seventh day (i.e., Saturday) and an expectation that the end of the world is drawing near.

Other distinguishing characteristics include adherence to the teachings of Ellen G. White (who is regarded as a prophet), and various dietary observances rooted in Jewish law.

 [From http://www.religionfacts.com/seventh-day-adventism]

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