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Nov 2016
Husband of Trans-European Division executive secretary dies in industrial accident

Oct 27, 2016 | Silver Spring, Maryland, United States | Adventist Review Staff Audrey and Lars Andersson attending the 2015 General Conference Session in San Antonio, Texas. Lars-Erik Andersson, husband of Trans-European Division executive secretary Audrey Andersson, died last weekend in an industrial accident near the family farm in Sweden, the division said Monday. “On behalf of the Trans-European Division and of the wider church family, we express our condolences to Audrey, Lars’ mother, siblings, and extended family, as well as to Audrey’s extended family,” the division said in a statement.......

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Nov 2016
Two Andrews University Students Killed in Automobile Accident

Juniors perished in ‘multiple vehicle collision,’ school says Posted November 21, 2016 Two juniors at Andrews University, a Seventh-day Adventist tertiary school in Berrien Springs, Michigan, were killed Sabbath morning Nov. 19 in a multiple vehicle collision in New Buffalo Township, Michigan, the school said. “Austin Currie, a junior engineering major from Illinois, and Chandler Koerting, a junior computing major also from Illinois, were pronounced dead the scene after a multiple vehicle collision,” a statement from Andrews said. According to a report by WZZM-TV, the crash involved a semi-trailer and two cars.......

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21
Nov 2016
Alan Collins, sculptor of 'silent sermons,’ dies at 88

Alan Collins putting a finishing touch on a clay model of “Sacrificial Service,” a sculpture for Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama. Visitors often comment on a striking fiberglass sculpture portraying the three angels of Revelation 14 that is affixed to the façade of the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s Trans-European Division headquarters in St. Albans, England. The sculpture, an iconic local landmark since the building was constructed in 1964, is one of many religious works of art designed by Adventist sculptor Alan Collins, who died Oct. 18 at the age......

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21
Nov 2016
Andrea Luxton inaugurated as 6th president of Andrews University

Oct 27, 2016 | Berrien Springs, Michigan, United States | Becky St. Clair, Andrews University University president Andrea Luxton attending her inauguration ceremony in Berrien Springs, Michigan, on Oct. 25. Andrea Luxton, new president of Andrews University, said at her inauguration ceremony that stopping to listen to God’s still, small voice would be key for the university as it embarks on a new chapter of its history. Luxton spoke Tuesday at a pomp-filled ceremony themed around the story of Andrews and titled “1874: Our Story, Next Chapter:......

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20
Nov 2016
Adventist-owned Pacific Union College Tops Nation's Liberal Arts Schools in Ethnic Diversity

U.S. News & World Report survey puts school at head of its class Posted November 18, 2016 By LARISSA CHURCH, Pacific Union College Pacific Union College has been named the most ethnically diverse National Liberal Arts College in the nation, according to the new annual rankings of the best colleges released by U.S. News & World Report. PUC, which is owned by the Pacific Union Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, previously ranked second and third in this category. “Pacific Union College is honored to be recognized as the number one most......

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20
Nov 2016
Lowell Bock, former General Conference vice president, dies at 93

Oct 27, 2016 | Silver Spring, Maryland, United States | Andrew McChesney, news editor, Adventist Review Lowell Bock, a former general vice president of the Seventh-day Adventist world church who oversaw significant changes at Loma Linda University, has died at the age of 93. Bock served on the Loma Linda University board of trustees in the 1970s and 1980s, including as board vice chair in the 1980s. “Lowell Bock was a thought leader and active advisor during his two decades of service on our board of trustees,” said Richard H. Hart, president......

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20
Nov 2016
Interfaith Engagement and Faithfulness to the Three Angels Messages

An interview with Ganoune Diop, Director, Public Affairs and Religious Liberty for the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Posted November 18, 2016 Dr. Ganoune Diop, director of Public Affairs and Religious Liberty (PARL) for the Seventh-day Adventist world church, recently returned from two major international gatherings: a meeting of the Conference of Secretaries of Christian World Communions held in Rome, Italy; and, the African Council of Religious Leaders, Religions for Peace which took place in Abuja, Nigeria. He sat down with PARL Communication director, Bettina Krause, to talk about why he accepts......

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20
Nov 2016
Ted Wilson reflects on the life and legacy of seminary professor Raoul Dederen

Oct 31, 2016 | Silver Spring, Maryland, United States | ANN Staff A beloved professor of systematic and historical theology at the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s Seminary at Andrews University in Berrien springs, Michigan, died on October 24 at the age of 91. Raoul Dederen passed away after battling cancer for more than a decade.  Dederen started his time at the seminary in 1964 as a guest teacher. He then served as a professor of systematic and historical theology, before becoming dean from 1989 until his retirement in 1991.  One of his major......

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19
Nov 2016
Sixteenth century Bible finds a home at Pacific Union College, thanks to alumni

1519 Latin text was printed in Venice for a Florentine gentleman Posted November 19, 2016 Students and scholars at Adventist church-owned Pacific Union College in Angwin, California, now have a chance to glimpse a world before Scripture was widely available —a Latin Bible from sixteenth century Venice, Italy has been added to the school’s Nelson Memorial Library collection. The Bible passed through the hands of two different PUC alumni couples before being donated to the college. Printed in 1519, the Bible contains a plethora of surprises. Considering its age, it is in excellent......

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19
Nov 2016
Background Information About the Work of Public Affairs and Religious Liberty Released by the General Conference PARL Department

Posted November 18, 2016 Released November 18, 2016 The Seventh-day Adventist Church entrusts the Public Affairs and Religious Liberty department (PARL) with the work of interfaith relations and forming relationships with a variety of political and religious leaders. Since this department was formed in 1901, it has worked to share the values and beliefs of the Adventist Church with people of influence in society and to dispel misconceptions and misinformation about our faith community. It is vital to note, however, that PARL does not involve itself — nor has it......

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