Swedish Publishing House (Stockholm, SE)

A publishing firm operated at Stockholm by the Swedish Union Conference. It was founded in 1886 as a Book and Bible House in Stockholm by J. G. Matteson, at a time when Sweden had 250 members and seven colporteurs. In 1882 the first colporteur institute had been held, and in 1884 the first colporteur, K. W. Norlin, made a colporteur journey through the whole of Sweden. At that time papers and books in Swedish were obtained from the Seventh-day Adventist press in Christiania (Oslo), Norway, and from Battle Creek, Michigan. The Swedish house occupied rented quarters in various places until 1923, when it moved into its own building in Stockholm. It remained there until 1970, when it was moved to Gavle. Books. On Sept. 1, 1887, the first 328-page book, Jesu Profetior (“Prophecies of Jesus”...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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