6 December 2023 |
Jonathan Butler and Laura Wibberding discuss the October 22 conference on Ellen White’s role in light of recent scholarship.
Adventist Today has published two pieces about this conference, that you can read here in preparation for the class:
- Scholars Appeal for Re-examination of Church’s Relationship to Ellen White
- “Ellen White for Today” Conference Seeks to View Founding Mother of Adventism in New Light
Laura Wibberding teaches history, theology, and ethics at Pacific Union Conference. She is currently the interim department chairperson of the history department.
Jonathan Butler lives in Riverside, California, where he has taught religion and history at the high school and college level. He has also published two books and many articles, most notably on Adventist history. He and his wife, Marianne, have two daughters, four grandchildren, and a chihuahua.
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The class is intended to last about 2 hours, though the conversation often continues to 4 PM (Eastern time).
About our class:
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