Advent Shield

(May 1844–April, 1845; irregular issue; published by Joshua V. Himes, Boston; volume in the Review and Herald). A Millerite journal edited by J. V. Himes, S. Bliss, and A. Hale. It was published in magazine rather than newspaper style, with long articles and no news items or fillers. Its contents defended the Millerite positions, contained a historical sketch of the movement, and, after the disappointment of October 1844, contained a statement of “our position,” a narrative of the “Seventh Month Movement,” and book reviews discussing various opposing views. (See articles in SDA periodicals citing the Advent Shield in Present Truth 1:47, December 1849; Advent Review 1:55, September 1850.)

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