Adventist Review

(1850– ; successor to Present Truth , 1849–1850; title changes noted below; weekly; published by the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, printed by RH ; January 1994 circulation, 250,000, first issue of each month; other issues, 40,000; files in RH , AU , AUC ; also available in microcard form). It originated as a semimonthly (issued with some irregularities at first), formed by the merging of The Present Truth and The Advent Review . Background. The historical setting of the Review was in the experiences of a small group of Adventists who had belonged to the Millerite movement, which met deep disappointment on Oct. 22, 1844, the day on which its adherents had expected the prophecy of the cleansing of the sanctuary at the end of the 2300 prophetic days ( Dan. 8:14 ) to be ful...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.