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Historical dictionary of the Salvation Army

Author: John G Merritt
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2006.
Series: Historical dictionaries of religions, philosophies, and movements, no. 68.
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With more than 1,500,000 members and adherents in 109 countries, there is hardly anyone nowadays who is not familiar with the Salvation Army. And while many have been directly affected by its activities in health, relief, and community service, it is rare that one knows much about this unique Christian movement, which was founded in London in 1865 by William Booth_its first 'General'_and has continued growing ever  Read more...
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Title: Historical dictionary of the Salvation Army /
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: John G Merritt
ISBN: 9780810864849; 0810864843
Notes: Restrictions on Access: Use copy Restrictions unspecified
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 723-791).
Content: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Series Editor's Foreword; Foreword; Editor's Preface; List of Acronyms and Abbreviations; Chronology; Introduction; The Dictionary; Appendixes; A. The Generals of the Salvation Army; B. The Chiefs of the Staff of the Salvation Army; C. Wives of the Generals of the Salvation Army; D. Children of William and Catherine Booth; E. Doctrines of the Salvation Army; F. International Spiritual Life Commission Affirmations; G. Ranks and Designations; H. Commissioners, 1880-2005; I. Recipients of the Order of the Founder, 1920-2005.
Content: Bibliographical EssayBibliography; Contributor List.
Description: 1 online resource (xxxiv, 798 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Series Editor's Foreword; Foreword; Editor's Preface; List of Acronyms and Abbreviations; Chronology; Introduction; The Dictionary; Appendixes; A. The Generals of the Salvation Army; B. The Chiefs of the Staff of the Salvation Army; C. Wives of the Generals of the Salvation Army; D. Children of William and Catherine Booth; E. Doctrines of the Salvation Army; F. International Spiritual Life Commission Affirmations; G. Ranks and Designations; H. Commissioners, 1880-2005; I. Recipients of the Order of the Founder, 1920-2005.; Bibliographical EssayBibliography; Contributor List.
Responsibility: edited by John G. Merritt.
Genre/Form: Electronic books.
Encyclopedias.
Additional Physical Format: Print version: Historical dictionary of the Salvation Army. Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2006 (DLC) 2006001049 (OCoLC)63116864
Year: 2006.
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press,
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Class Descriptors: LC Class No.: BX9721.3; Dewey No.: 287.9/603
Series: Historical dictionaries of religions, philosophies, and movements ;; Number: no. 68; Variation: Historical dictionaries of religions, philosophies, and movements ; no. 68.
Actions: Actions: digitized Date: 2010 Responsibility: HathiTrust Digital Library Status: committed to preserve MARC code for source: pda MARC code for Institution: MiAaHDL
OCLC No.: 609316171
Local System Bib Number:
129059

Abstract:

With more than 1,500,000 members and adherents in 109 countries, there is hardly anyone nowadays who is not familiar with the Salvation Army. And while many have been directly affected by its activities in health, relief, and community service, it is rare that one knows much about this unique Christian movement, which was founded in London in 1865 by William Booth_its first 'General'_and has continued growing ever since. Whether merely curious, impressed by its work, or among its members, the Historical Dictionary of the Salvation Army provides a wealth of information for those who want to kno.
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