Principles of Interpretation
Studying the historical context and circumstances under which Ellen White wrote can help readers better understand her writings
There are sound principles that govern the interpretation of Scripture. These principles are also vital when reading Ellen White’s writings.
Understanding the historical context and the circumstances under which letters, manuscripts, and books were written makes their content clearer to the reader. In the case of Ellen White, our close historical proximity to the days in which she wrote makes it easier to understand her writings.