1. Dr. Ford's position in his Glacier View document is summarized In Chapter 22, "Desmond Ford and the Sanctuary." He gives his
reaction to the Glacier View conference of the Sanctuary Review Committee in his book, The Adventist Crisis of Spiritual Identity,
Newcastle, Desmond Ford Publications, 1982, 331 pp., especially Chapter 3, "A Statement on Glacier View." A 696-page printed edition is
available from Euangelion Press, P.O. Box 1264, Casselberry, FL 32707.
2. The official tape record of the plenary sessions has never been released. For this, there are two possible reasons:
(1) Neal Wilson does not want his ascerbic reprimand of Ford on Tuesday afternoon to be public property, (2) at a number of points the
tape record would tend to discredit the official report of the conference in the Adventist Review (157/41, September 4, 1980, pp. 4-7) and
especially Ministry (53/10, October 1980, pp. 2-63). To my knowledge, my shorthand notes of the Glacier View conference
are the only extant verbatim report other than the official tapes.
For my report of the Glacier View conference, see "The Sanctuary Review Committee and Its New Consensus," in Spectrum (11/2,
November 1980, pp. 2-26). Among other things, this report identifies each speaker throughout the
plenary sessions and the essence of what he said. It does the same for the Monday morning deliberations of
Study Group 2, as a sample of what took place in the seven study groups.
My paper, "A Hermeneutic for Daniel 8:14," prepared at the request of the GC and distributed as one of the official
Glacier View documents, provides a detailed analysis of the hermeneutical issues. It was omitted from the list of documents
offered for sale by the Biblical Research Institute.
For my published analysis of the biblical hermeneutics involved, see my analysis, "Sanctuary Debate: A Question of Method,"
Spectrum, 10/4, March, 1980, pp. 16-26.
My paper, "Report of a Poll of Adventist Bible Scholars Concerning Daniel 8:14 and Hebrews 9," was likewise distributed officially at
Glacier View but omitted from the BRI list of available papers. I conducted this poll of all college and university Bible scholars in
North America and overseas, from a list provided by the GC Department of Education, four months prior to Glacier View. It called
for 189 responses.
For the questions and responses of the two official Glacier View polls, see Evangelica, 1/2,december 1980, p. 39.
For a list of members of the Sanctuary Review Committee, see Ministry, 53/10, October 1980, pp. 24-25.
For a list of members of the Guidance Committee that assisted Ford in the preparation of his Glacier View document, see Ministry, 53/10,
October 1980, p. 25.
For a list of members of the two committees that prepared the two Consensus statements, see Ministry, 53/10, October 1980, p. 25.
For a list of related source materials, see Ministry, 53/10, October 1980, p. 23.
For a list of topics considered by the seven study groups and discussed in the plenary sessions, see Adventist Review, 157/41,
September 4, 1980, p. 11; and Ministry, 53/10, October 1980, pp. 6-7.
For a list of chairmen and secretaries of the seven study groups, see Ministry, 53/10, October 1980, p. 25.
For a list of the official Glacier View document documents see Ministry, 53/10, October 1980, p. 23.
3. R. H. Pierson had resigned as GC president several months prior to the expiration of his third term, and Neal Wilson became
interm president until reelected at the 1980 GC Session in Dallas.
4. President of the Australasian (now South Pacific) Division.
5. A general vice president of the GC.
6. See my unpublished paper, "Architects of Crisis: A Decade of Obscurantism."
7. Unanimous responses to the 1958 poll of Adventist Bible scholars I
conducted as an editor for the Review and Herald Publishing Association opted for no contextual or linguistic evidence for the
of nisdap in Daniel 8:14.
8. Seventeen Adventist Bible scholars affixed their names to the Atlanta Affirmation, protesting GC procedure at Glacier View. This
docuement was sent to Neal Wilson.
Awareness of the very considerable rift that had developed during the preceding decade of obscurantism (see Note 6) between
administrators and Bible scholars was also reflected in what were known as Consultations I and II, the first of which convened at
Glacier View on Friday night, August 15, imediately following the Glacier View conference of the Sanctuary Review Committee.
9. Loma Linda University (then including La Sierra University), Pacific Union College, and Walla Walla College.
10. See Note 6.
11. From my shorthand notes of the conference. See Note 2.
12. See Note 6.
13. See Chapter 3, "A Salvation History Perspective for Predictive Paophecy."
14. See Chapter 1, "Encounter," p. 11.
15. See Chatper 16, "Exegetical Anomalies."
16. See Chapter 19, "Ellen G. White and the Bible."
17. See Note 2.
18. See Chatper 4, "The Old Testament Perspective of Salvation History."
19. Desmond and Gillian Ford, The Adventist Crisis of Spiritual Identity, Newcastle, Desmond Ford Publications, 1982, 331 pp, pp. 55-76. On p. 76 Ford lists the administrators who met with him Friday afternoon, August 15.
20. See Note 2.
21. See Note 2.
22. See Note 2.
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