The Gift of Prophecy in Scripture and History

Contemporary importance and relevance of the prophetic gift.

This symposium will:

  1. Deepen understanding of Old Testament and New Testament teaching on the gift of prophecy.
  2. Enhance appreciation for its manifestation in history.
  3. Compare Ellen White’s experience with Bible prophets.
  4. Impart knowledge of how the revelation and inspiration process was manifested in Scripture.
  5. Encourage reflection on the difference between canonical and non-canonical prophets.
  6. Consider how the Holy Spirit uses and modifies a variety of literary sources and common knowledge.
  7. 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.