Midnight Cry, The by Nichol, Francis D

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This work gives a detailed history and defense of the Advent Movement of the 1840's known as Millerism, the movement from which the Seventh-day Adventist denomination sprang.

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This work gives a detailed history and defense of the Advent Movement of the 1840's known as Millerism, the movement from which the Seventh-day Adventist denomination sprang. The book is based on original sources, William Miller's correspondence, contemporaneous books, pamphlets, journals, newspapers. The first half is devoted to the history of the movement, and the second half to an examination of charges made against the Advent believers, such as that they wore ascension robes, that the Millerite preaching filled the asylums, and so forth.

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Author Nichol, Francis D
Publisher Review & Herald Publishing Association
Pages 560
Edition 1st
Binding Hard Back
Condition B+
Dustjacket No
Table of Contents

From the Author to the Reader of This Book
From Cradle to Army Camp
From Doubt to Faith
From Farmer to Preacher
Laying the Groundwork of the Movement
Millerism Spreads to the Great Cities
The Movement Takes Definite Shape
The First Millerite Camp Meeting
The Great Tent is Raised
Interest and Opposition Increase
The Year of the End of the World
The First Disappointment
The Millerite Leaders—Courageous Individualists
Other Millerite Spokesman
"Behold the Bridegroom Cometh"
Hastening on to the Climax
The Great Day of Hope
The Great Disappointment
Confident in Defeat
The Movement Called Millerism Draws to Its Close
The Kind of World in Which Millerism Flourished
Did the Millerites Indulge in Fanatical Practices
Was Fanaticism Rampant in October, 1844?
Did Millerism Cause Insanity, Suicide, and Murder?
Old Asylum Records Offer Further Testimony
Did the Millerites Wear Ascension Robes?
Tracing the Robe Story Through the Years
The Robe Story in Twentieth Century Dress
Did the Millerites Set Forth Strange, New Beliefs?
Did the Advent Faith Miller Kindled, Die with Him?
The Case for the Defense Summed Up
Acknowledgments
Appendices
Bibliography
Index

Copyright 1944
Year Printed 1945

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