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As part of our Society’s yearly reporting to the General Conference, each year we submit and update on our work through the first six months of the year. Customarily, we have printed this report for distribution, but this year we have elected to make it available on our website instead. Click the link below to see this report! Please note the opportunity to join the Society or make a donation on the final page of the document! If you have any questions about the Society’s work, please contact us! Historical Society Happenings - Summer...Read More
In the summer of 2012, after several years of work, a new and updated version of former Historian emeritus Don A. Sanford’s seminal work A Choosing People: The History of Seventh Day Baptists. In the year following the publication of the print version, we worked to secure an eBook version as well across a couple of the most prominent eBook platforms. Because we want to be sure everyone knows where to secure their copy of this important book. we wanted to put together a list of some of the places you can get it! Sellers of eBook version of A Choosing People: Amazon (for their Kindle device and reader) Barnes & Noble (for their Nook device and reader) Kobo (an open source eBook file which can used on multiple device types) Sellers of print version of A Choosing People: The SDB General Conference eStore Mercer University Press Amazon Barnes & Noble We encourage to pick up copies for yourself and your friends today!...Read More
In recent issues of the Sabbath Recorder, long-time SDB researcher Oscar Burdick detailed a number of important errors which can be found in Seventh Day Baptists in Europe and America, Volume 1, published in 1910. Since this resource has been one of the most readily available resources on SDBs, these errors have been reproduced innumerable times. Through his research, he has unearthed the truth and has agreed to allow the Historical Society to make his list of corrections available on our website to continue the process of combating these errors. Oscar has long been at work on a book dedicated to English SDB history, and we hope the future publication of that book will continue in Oscar’s long labor to get this right! If you are a researcher or interested party and are planning to cite SDBEA, Vol. 1, please do not do so unless you have checked your reference against this list or have found confirmation in another source which does not rely on SDBEA, Vol. 1. This entry will be permanently posted on our “Additional Resources” page, and we recommend that you make use of it going forward. Below is the link to Oscar’s corrections: Comments (Corrections) for British Isles portion, pages xxiii-v, 35-6, 39-113, primarily of J. Lee Gamble and Charles Henry Greene in SDBEA, Volume 1 For simplicity’s sake, here are the other relevant links: Seventh Day Baptists in Europe and America, Volume 1 (from Google Books) “Correcting Mistakes, Part 1” (page 14; short summary of some of the errors as published in the Sabbath Recorder in April 2014) “Correcting Mistakes, Part 2” (page 18; short summary of some of the errors as published in the Sabbath Recorder in May 2014) “Correcting Mistakes, Part 3” (page...Read More
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