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Celebrate the Magic 12/6/13

The big shells were so loud, they set off car alarms in the cast parking lot, and could be felt deep in your lungs.

Twenty-five Years in the Adventist Church

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"Every [Christian] sect is a certificate that God has not plainly revealed His will to man. To each reader the Bible conveys a different meaning." -Robert G. Ingersoll quoted in The Christian Delusion: Why Faith Fails (p. 182). There are six sections here. If you would like to skip to one, use these links:

Those Jokes About it Being a Cult Aren't Funny: It Is A Cult.Adventism is a Strong, Self-Reinforcing DelusionSDA Theology is Fundamentalist and Extremely Conservative.No Private Interpretation vs Present TruthSelected Resources on AdventismHubPages Comment Collection
1. Those Jokes About it Being a Cult Aren't Funny: It Is A Cult. In at least three ways it fulfills standard cult definitions.

First: Despite official denials, one person dominated the founding years, in the same way Joseph Smith dominated the formation of the Mormon church. Ellen G. White's career as the SDA (Seventh-day Adventist) prophet from her teen years in the 1840s to her death in 1915 shaped a maj…