I can tell you this. We were taught virtually nothing about the history of the Christian church. Nothing about the early councils, nothing about people like Justin Martyr, Athenasius, Augustine, etc. Lip service was paid to the Reformation, but you'd have thought the church didn't start until the mid-1800s.Most members of groups like that are intentionally steered away from the 1st 7 Councils of the Christian Church - which systematize Sacred Scripture. If an individual doesn't know what the definition of the Trinity is they can easily be made to accept an alien definition of it without knowing the difference.
Ellen had no excuse because she started out as a Trinitarian (Methodist) and later militantly repudiated that doctrine after being bedded down by James White - who - in a moment of unholy ecstasy gloated
James White ( Ellen's husband )
"We invite all to compare THE TESTIMONIES of the Holy Spirit THROUGH Mrs. White with the word of God. And in this we do not invite you to compare them with your creed. That is quite another thing. The TRINITARIAN may compare them with his creed, and because THEY DO NOT AGREE WITH IT, CONDEMN them [ the testimonies of Mrs. White ]. The Adventist Review & Sabbath Herald June 13, 1871
Look below at how the Review & Sabbath Herald classifies the Methodist Creed pertaining to the Doctrine of God.
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Approximately 3 months after the above admission one of the most anti-Trinitarian articles ever published in the Church paper appeared - that article was revised and edited by none other than Ellen White herself.
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Below is the direct admission it was her that did it:
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One must wonder WHAT kind of a "Family Altar" a person would have to worship at to say the things found in that August 29, 1878 article! Could it be something like:
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