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 (ăd′vĕn′tĭst, ăd-vĕn′-)
A member of any of several Christian denominations that believe Jesus's Second Coming and the end of the world are near.

Ad′vent′ism n.
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(ˈædvɛntɪst; ˈædvən-)
(Christian Churches, other) a member of any of the Christian groups, such as the Seventh-Day Adventists that hold that the Second Coming of Christ is imminent
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(ˈæd vɛn tɪst, ædˈvɛn-)

a member of any of certain Christian denominations that maintain that the Second Coming of Christ is imminent.
Ad′vent•ism, n.
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Noun1.Adventist - a member of Christian denomination that expects the imminent advent of Christ
Christian - a religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination
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An offshoot of the Seventh Day Adventists sprang into sudden prominence, proclaiming the end of the world.
A large scale study with the participation of 96,000 Adventists called the The Adventist Health Study ( AHS-2) examined the links between diet and lifestyle.A The result of the AHS-2 said that following a vegetarian diet lowered risk of obesity, high blood pressure and sugar, thus indicatingA lower mortality rates for them.
The Adventist Health Studies have examined vegetarian and non-vegetarian Seventh-day Adventists.
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Robak was a contractor at Big Lake Youth Camp, located near Mount Washington and affiliated with the Oregon Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. Robak had worked at the camp for the previous eight summers, according to Gleaner-Now, a news magazine for the Adventist church's North Pacific Union Conference.
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One religious group which has incorporated its health teachings in its doctrines is the Seventh Day Adventists (SDAs).
After the Great Disappointment of October 1844, these Adventists searched desperately for a new religious identity.
Over the years, he filed a number of cases on behalf of Seventh-day Adventists and others.
Postum drinkers include Mormons and Seventh Day Adventists. "Mormons don't drink coffee, tea or alcohol; they drink Postum," Rust says.
He was a member of the College Church of Seventh-day Adventists, South Lancaster.
Many Adventists also believed that Ellen White was a prophetess whose visions revealed the will of God.

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