Fritz Guy

Seven Considerations for Productive Conversation About the History of Life on Planet Earth

This was first published here in 2009. I'm republishing Fritz Guy's thoughts in light of the discussions this week at the Adventist Forum Conference. The comments include posts from Charles Scriven and David Larson. -Alexander Carpenter

1. Science education at Adventist universities is called to be truly university-quality education, not indoctrination. This means that students must be taught:

(a) to know and understand the most important current scientific theories;
(b) to think for them¬selves, considering evidence and coming to their own conclusions;

Happy Birthday and Thank You, Ellen!


We’re really glad you were born, because if it hadn’t been for you—if you hadn’t been what you were—we wouldn’t be what we are.

You had a special role in our community of faith, but in many ways you were a lot like us.

Rebuscando los orígenes de la declaración de las veintisiete Creencias Fundamentales


Cuando un grupo de pastores adventistas del séptimo día se reunieron en Battle Creek, Michigan, para considerar cómo organizar la iglesia en 1861, James White propuso la idea de un "pacto ecclesiástico". El documento declaraba: "Nosotros, los signatarios al pie, por medio de ésta nos asociamos como iglesia, tomando el nombre Adventistas del Séptimo Día y pactamos guardar los mandamientos de Dios y la fe de Jesús".