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Through the Year with William Booth 365 daily readings from William Booth, founder of The Salvation Army Stephen Poxon

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ISBN:
9780857216151
Published:
15th May 2015
Format:
Digital (delivered electronically)
Dimensions:
384 pages:
Monarch Books
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William Booth - pawnbroker's assistant, firebrand preacher, advocate of women's rights, friend of the poor, confidant of statesmen, politicians and royalty, father of eight children, champion of the marginalised, and founder and first General of The Salvation Army. General Booth's courage, oratory and passion changed Victorian Britain. He resolutely ignored his critics - including those who decried him as the Anti-Christ - and reached out to those who considered themselves well outside the concern of Almighty God. Prayer and practicality were his hallmarks: he ridiculed the idea of preaching to a beggar while that beggar was cold and hungry. William Booth worked tirelessly, campaigning, researching, negotiating, adapting music-hall songs - and writing. This book introduces us to his heart and convictions. Here we find the urgency, thought and humanity which drove him on.
Stephen Poxon is a member of The Salvation Army, and is engaged in freelance writing projects. He was educated at St. Andrew's College, North Yorkshire, England, and Wycliffe Hall, a private college of the University of Oxford.

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