Berean Library

A set of books selected for the training of lay evangelistic workers through individual or group reading in accordance with a plan called the Missionary Reading Circle and conducted through the pages of the Review and Herald , the Missionary Magazine , and the Youth’s Instructor , under the title “Berean Library Studies.” The idea first appeared in the Review and Herald (76:776, Nov. 28, 1899). The Berean Library is first listed in the General Conference Bulletin for the third quarter of 1899 ( p. 65). It was published by the Review and Herald Publishing Association, although the early titles carried the imprint Berean Library, Battle Creek, Michigan. At first the plan was to issue the selected titles, usually reprints in paperbound form, quarterly, and the library was advertised as ...

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