Tom de Bruin deposited Edwin Zackrison. Profiles of a Religious Man: Confessions of a Religious Ad-dict. Eugene, OR: Resource Publications, 2020. 636 pp. in the group Spes Christiana (journal) on Humanities Commons 12 months ago
It seems a legitimate question whether this autobiographical book merits a review in Spes Christiana. It was written by an academic but that, in itself, does not mean that the book can be classified as “academic.” Nonetheless, I believe the book is of real interest to historians of Adventism – not primarily because of author’s role in recent Adventist history, but because of the many insights it provides regarding persons, issues and events in American Adventism in the period of ca. 1965 to ca. 1985. The non-scholarly reader may not always be able to appreciate the broader context of Zackrison’s story, but historians of Adventism will, no doubt, find many details that supplement their knowledge of the Adventist denomination during this period in the.