Advent Herald

A Millerite journal (March 1840–February 1844 as The Signs of the Times ) edited and published for many years by J. V. Himes, Boston, and considered the leading voice of the majority group of the post-1844 Millerites, who were sometimes therefore referred to as the “ Advent Herald party.” This meant, especially after a split in the 1850s, the Adventists who did not accept the doctrine of conditional immortality. (The conditionalists among the non-Sabbatarian Adventists rallied under the banner of the “ World’s Crisis party,” and World’s Crisis became the organ of the Advent Christian Church, which originated about that time; see Adventist Bodies .) Early Seventh-day Adventist periodicals often quoted from or replied to articles in the Advent Herald (for example, Review and He...

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