Institute for the Study of Ellen G. White and Adventist Heritage

The mission of the Institute is to heighten awareness and appreciation for how the Lord has blessed the Seventh-day Adventist Church with the gift of prophecy, as manifested through the ministry of Ellen White, and for His providential leading in the founding and development of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Fall Adventist Heritage Tour

October 2017
Director: Dr. Jud Lake

The next Adventist Heritage Tour will be October 11-16, 2017.  Students may pick up a tour application from Janita Herod in Hackman Hall Room 211 or print out the online application form.  The application should be submitted to Janita soon after the Fall 2017 Semester begins.  The cost of the tour is $500, which may be charged to a Southern student's account as a lab fee if you're registered for RELT 139.   See the application form regarding participants who are not registering for credit.

 

McKee Library Ellen G. White Study Room

The McKee Library recently designated a study room for Ellen White's writings.  Pictures of Adventist pioneers decorate the walls. A conference table allows for small groups to go there for study and research of White's writings. 

 

Resources

DVDs related to SDA history such as "The Midnight Cry" and "Keepers of the Flame" are available from the Adventist Book Center.

The Ellen G. White Writings Comprehensive Research Edition on CD-ROM. Contains 75,000 pages of E. G. White materials, plus Legacy of Light, a multimedia disc containing materials relating to EGW/SDA history; and Words of the Adventist Pioneers, containing approximately 175,000 pages of Adventist pioneer and historical publications. Available from the Ellen G. White Estate or the Adventist Book Center.

The E. G. White Digital Study Center on DVD. Contains the Ellen G. White Estate "Question and Answer File" and selections from its "Document File" - providing answers to hundreds of questions asked of the Ellen G. White Estate over the past 75 years, together with documents pertaining to Adventist history, Ellen White, and her teachings.

Also available at the Adventist Book Center are:

  • Ellen G. White Encyclopedia, by Denis Fortin
  • Messenger of the Lord, by Herbert E. Douglass
  • Ellen G. White Biography, by Arthur L. White (six volumes)
  • Ellen White Under Fire, by Jud Lake

 

Lecture Series Speakers

October 27 and 28, 2010—George Knight, professor emeritus of church history and Adventist heritage, Theological Seminary, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan.

October 12 and 13, 2011—Cindy Tutsch, associate director for the Ellen G. White Estate, Silver Spring, Maryland.

October 10 and 11, 2012—Merlin Burt,  director for the Center for Adventist Research and White Estate Branch Office, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan.

October 2 and 3, 2013—James Nix, director of the Ellen G. White Estate, Silver Spring, Maryland.

October 1 and 2, 2014—Alberto Timm, associate director of the Ellen G. White Estate, Silver Spring, Maryland.

October 7 and 8, 2015—Judson Lake, professor of homiletics and Adventist studies, Southern Adventist University, Collegedale, Tennessee.

October 26 and 27, 2016—George Knight, professor emeritus of church history and Adventist heritage, Theological Seminary, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan.