Advent Mirror

A non-Seventh-day Adventist paper, published at Boston in at least one issue, volume 1, Number 1, January 1845, written by “A. Hale and J. Turner, editors” (photostat in Review and Herald). Possibly no further numbers were issued, since this one was devoted entirely to one topic, a controversial view that was not long held by the authors, an explanation of the Millerite disappointment by a new interpretation of the parable of the ten virgins. This explanation was that the coming of the bridegroom to the wedding was not the Second Advent, which they had expected, but Christ’s reception of His kingdom, the heavenly Jerusalem ( p. 2), “some change of work or office” “within the veil”; and that His people were to “wait and keep themselves ready till they pass in to the marriage...

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