Later, SDA anchored its roots in the Millerite
movement, who were followers Mr William Miller's teachings in the 1830s.
The movement gained momentum and became national by the early 1840s through preaching and the "Millerite
publications," even spreading beyond the States into Canada, Britain, Australia, Norway, and Chile.
Thousands of Christians in the Northeast and Midwest found these answers temporarily in the Millerite
Before the Millerite
experience, he had attended Baptist and Methodist churches.
Growing up as an orphan in the Millerite
household of Richard and Sarah Bartlett, Blair was influenced by the utopian and evangelical religious movements that swept through northern New England in the 1830s and 1840s.
The press soon tagged the followers of William Miller as "Millerites
," and the Millerite
excitement spread throughout the Northeast.
Fine grained nickel and copper sulphides indentified in petrography included pentlandite, millerite
and chalcopyrite in association with pyrrhotite and pyrite.
Cresson was an unstable eccentric who "had been a Shaker, a Millerite
, a Mormon, and a Campbellite" and persuaded Secretary of State John C.
When the narrator refers, as he does so often, to the timeless calm and purity of Hilda's rural origins, one wonders if she ever met a Millerite
. (40) All the same, the very profusion of religious groups during the Second Great Awakening created conditions very different from those of earlier times.
Her first major group of writings was printed in 1844 in periodicals of the Millerite
movement, whose members expected the second coming of Jesus in the fall of 1844; her last novel, Madonna Hall, The Story of Our Country's Peril, appeared in 1890.
In the 1830s Baptist minister William Miller (of the Millerite
Religion which later became the Seventh-day Adventist Church) predicted the return of Jesus and the end of the world.
The Shakers, formally the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, the Mormons, formally the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the Seventh-day Adventists, a group that followed on the heels of the Millerite
movement--all three in the first half of the nineteenth century openly challenged the notion of the closed biblical canon by means of powerful prophetic leaders who received new written revelations or who offered unconventional and controversial interpretations of biblical texts.