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Adventists Discuss How to Interpret the Bible

Ivan Blazen, David Larson, and Leon Mashchak presented the following papers before a standing-room only audience in the chapel of the Loma Linda University Church late last year. At the seminar sponsored by Adventist Today with other organizations, these writers were invited to present theologically different approaches to understanding the Bible, a pressing issue in Adventism since Utrecht, where biblical support was claimed both by speakers against women's ordination and speakers for women's ordination. We contacted 12 different members of the Adventist Theological Society in a search for someone to present the viewpoint that prevailed at Utrecht, but none could work our date into his schedule. — the editors.

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