Through the Year with William Booth

365 daily readings from William Booth, founder of The Salvation Army

£12.99

ISBN: 9780857218902 Categories: ,

ISBN: 9780857218902

Publication date: November 17, 2017

Format: Paperback

Extent: 384 pages

Dimensions: 210mm(length) 148mm(width)

Imprint: Monarch Books

In Stock. Estimated delivery time: 7-10 days.

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.

Meet the author: Mr Stephen Poxon

Stephen Poxon is a prolific author and member of the Salvation Army in Luton Bedforshire. Having previously worked as an officer and community worker for the Salvation Army, he now works within the Methodist church in Bedforshire with freelance writing projects. Poxon studied theology at St. Andrew’s College, North Yorkshire, and Wycliffe Hall, a private college of the University of Oxford. 


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