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Daniel and the Revelation

The Essential Classic Work on the Bible's Great Prophetic Books


Uriah Smith

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A complete exposition of the prophetic books of Daniel and Revelation - Vol. 1 (Daniel) and Vol.
2 (Revelation). With wisdom and clarity, Uriah Smith explores the symbols, meaning, and
significance of the biblical prophecies and causes readers to trust the sure Word of God. 

Uriah Smith (May 3, 1832 – March 6, 1903) was a Seventh-day Adventist author, minister,
educator, and theologian who is best known as the longest serving editor of the Review and
Herald (now the Adventist Review) for over 50 years. Uriah Smith was an extremely versatile
and creative individual. Some of his lesser known contributions include his work as a poet,
hymn writer, inventor, and engraver. He patented an artificial leg with a moveable ankle and a school desk with an improved folding seat and several other inventions and improvements.

At the time of the formation of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists in 1863, Smith
was elected as the first secretary. He later held this same position again five separate times. He
also served a term (1876–77) as General Conference treasurer. Ordained to the gospel ministry
in 1874, in that same year he also helped co-found Battle Creek College. As a theologian in
residence at church headquarters he regularly taught Bible classes, ministerial workshops, and
chaired the college board. As the author of numerous books, Smith carved some of the first
woodcut illustrations published by early Sabbatarian Adventists. He was one of the most prolific
authors of early Adventism. His best-known work is Thoughts on Daniel and the Revelation
often abbreviated simply as Daniel and the Revelation. It became the classic text on Adventist
end-time beliefs. He died in Battle Creek, Michigan, in 1903, at the age of 70, from a stroke on
his way to the Review office.

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