Contemporary importance and relevance of the prophetic gift.
This symposium will:
- Deepen understanding of Old Testament and New Testament teaching on the gift of prophecy.
- Enhance appreciation for its manifestation in history.
- Compare Ellen White’s experience with Bible prophets.
- Impart knowledge of how the revelation and inspiration process was manifested in Scripture.
- Encourage reflection on the difference between canonical and non-canonical prophets.
- Consider how the Holy Spirit uses and modifies a variety of literary sources and common knowledge.
- Explore the place of Ellen White and her writings in a changing post-modern world.
The Symposium was sponsored by the Ellen G. White Estate, Inc., Center for Adventist Research, Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary, Biblical Research Institute, and General Conference Ministerial Association.