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Running Head: ELLEN HARMON WHITE
Ellen Harmon White
ELLEN HARMON WHITE
The beginning of the first chapter goes through an introduction of who Ellen Harmon
White and how similar she was to Queen Victoria. The ocean may have separated the two
figures between them, however, the similarities between for example charisma and having
enjoyed longevity shows that their lives were parallel to each other. Ellen was regarded as an
American prophet who did not care about the monarchy system that included Queen Victoria
since the Victorians were involved in the domination of various aspects in life such as the
social world and so on. As per the name of the chapter, there was hardly any content felt by
the Americans who shared similar views as white since their portrait of the world was
horizontally oriented. Ellen saw herself as a prophet of the Lord, and she gave her preaching
in the 19th century with the aim of ensuring the Adventists would be ready for the coming of
Christ. However, Ellen had still assumed the Victorian culture more so even though she had
not been born into the culture (Aamodt, 2014).
The chapter also recounts various parts of history including Millerism and the
Protestant culture which arose from the Great disappointment experienced by the Christians
when Jesus did not show up as predicted having an impact on the religious growth of Ellen. A
woman was born into the Victorian culture were seen as the weakest, but for Ellen, she was
regarded as having superhuman strength. Despite the praises Ellen received, she and her
husband also experienced criticisms due to the disproportioned power that existed between
them that would have affected the church as well (Land, 2014).
The second chapter goes through the songs which were sung during the camp
meetings where one, which was titled the Methodist was composed during the 19th century.
The Methodists were disliked in New England since the people from New England felt that
the style of worship was lacking, their preachers had not been educated and that there was no
ELLEN HARMON WHITE
People claimed that the religion was based on fanaticism although, the preachers tried
to discredit such claims. The Methodist claimed the following of John Wesley resulted in the
influence on whether to act wrongfully or rightfully, where the impact was derived from a
supernatural power. Ellen was a Methodist and her life which advocated for the Millerism
and experienced a disappointed helped in the shaping of her visionary culture. Following
Miller's lectures, she became baptized which led her to become a member of the Methodist
camp. The Miller's lectures relied on several doctrines which would help flourish the society.
Oppositions were faced between the different denominations which existed, and the
conversion became a part of the culture experienced in the camp meetings involving
Adventist. The chapter focuses on the religious experiences which were felt by Ellen and how
it led to her interpretation of the Methodist culture. Ellen also experienced and recounted the
dreams she dreamt to the minister who was the preacher of the Advent community in
Portland. Following the G...