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Was Ellen White a Plagiarist?

Was Ellen White inspired by God when she wrote her books, or was she just a literary pirate?

Probably the most popular of the allegations against Ellen White was a plagiarist--that she deviously copied from other writers without their permission, then claiming that the material was her own. In the items below you will be able to analyze in detail some of the leading claims of critics and come to your own conclusion.

The careful investigator will also want to review the copyright laws as they existed in Ellen White's day compared with today.