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Unformatted text preview: Additional Nineteenth Century New Religions
February 29, 2008 SeventhDay Adventists Millerites Ellen White Official organization 1860 Focus on health & body Ellen White Christian Science Phineas Quimby Mary Baker Eddy Physical is illusory Emphasis on healing Reading Rooms Medical treatment forbidden
Mary Baker Eddy Apolitical, Individualistic Jehovah's Witnesses Charles Taze Russell1872 144,000 saints Reject blood transfusions, military service, and holidays Over 1 million members Communalism Diversity amongst communities Oneida Shakers Complex Marriage Oneida Community Running theme Millennialism Apocalypticism ...
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- Spring '08