Adventists, Evangelical

Adventists, Evangelical, are the representatives of the original followers of William Miller (q.v.) and his coadjutors. SEE ADVENTISTS; MILLERITES.- They were organized at Boston, under the name of "The American Millennial Association," in November, 1858. They adhere to the doctrine of the conscious state of the- dead and the eternal conscious suffering of the wicked. Their principal organ is the Messiah's Herald, .published at Boston. They have six or eight state and sectional conferences. Those holding the same views in Pennsylvania and Canada organized under the name of Messiah's Church, and have' a conference in each of these sections. They are in full accord, both as to faith and labors, and sustain the same enterprises. See Wellcome, Hist. of the Second Advent Message, p. 603.

 
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