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Adventism in the Dominican Republic

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The Seventh-day Adventist Church is a Protestant Christian denomination that finds its immediate roots in the Second Advent movement early in the nineteenth century by William Miller. This belief made its largest impact in the United States. Also, this denomination is distinguished by its observance of Saturday, the seventh day of the week, and the prophetic message. Among its founders were James White, Ellen G. White, and Joseph Bates. The denomination was formally established in 1863 (Knight 2004).

Currently, Adventists hold 28 fundamental beliefs that can be organized into 6 categories:

  1. 1.

    The doctrine of God (The Word of God, The Godhead, God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit)

  2. 2.

    The doctrine of Man (Creation and The Nature of Man)

  3. 3.

    The doctrine of Salvation (The Great Controversy, The Life, Death, and Resurrection of Christ, The Experience of Salvation, Growing in Christ)

  4. 4.

    The doctrine of the Church (The Church, The Remnant and Its Mission, Unity in...

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  • Adventist
  • Dominican Republic
  • Baptism
  • Membership
  • Church

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Rodriguez, R.Y. (2018). Adventism in the Dominican Republic. In: Gooren, H. (eds) Encyclopedia of Latin American Religions. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-08956-0_404-1

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