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Author Numbers, Ronald L.

Title Prophetess of health : a study of Ellen G. White / Ronald L. Numbers.

Publication Info. Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Pacific Park Library Non-Fiction    92 White,E NUM 2008    Available
Edition 3rd ed.
Description xxxiv, 417 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Library of religious biography
Library of religious biography.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface to the third edition -- Preface to the revised edition -- Preface to the first edition -- Introduction: The historian as heretic / by Jonathan M. Butler -- A prophetess is born -- In sickness and in health -- The health reformers -- Dansville days -- The western health reform institute -- Short skirts and sex -- Whatsoever ye eat or drink -- Fighting the good fight -- Afterword: Ellen White on the mind and the mind of Ellen White / by Ronald L. Numbers and Janet S. Numbers.
Summary "Historian of science Ronald Numbers here examines one of the most influential, yet least examined, religious leaders in American history - Ellen G. White, the enigmatic visionary who founded the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Numbers scrutinizes While's life (1827-1915), from her teenage visions and testimonies to her extensive advice on health reform, which influenced the direction of Adventism."--Jacket.
Subject White, Ellen Gould Harmon, 1827-1915.
Women health reformers -- United States -- Biography.
Medicine -- Religious aspects.
ISBN 9780802803955 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0802803954 (pbk. ; alk. paper)

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