This time, the rope had been properly anchored and William Booth
paid his debt to society with his life.
In this capacity, William Booth
proved to be an avid student of missionary methods.
BOOTH AND HIS ARMY William Booth
was born in 1829 in Nottingham, England.
This closely-packed history is a useful, if somewhat heavygoing, study--less of the man William Booth
than of the movement he founded--the "good old Sally Ann.
This generous collection of 31 songs, which vary in length from 23 seconds ("Slugging a Vampire") to six minutes ("General William Booth
Enters into Heaven"), is a treasure trove for those interested in Ives and 20th-century American songs.
Maj Ralph William Booth
, 9th Reconnaissance Wing, Beale AFB, Calif.
My knowledge of the incredible history of African American Baptists has been vastly enhanced by Lawrence Williams, who provided me with a brief lesson on the beginning of the Progressive National Convention, and by William Booth
, who introduced me to one of the great leaders of that convention, L.
allegedly quipped that some of his best men were women, but in Women in God's Army: Gender and Equality in the Salvation Army Andrew Mark Eason argues that the Army founder never truly accepted the radical possibilities of his glib declaration.
The societal context of the early Salvation Army, the unique characteristics of William Booth
, its founder, and its struggle for survival in its early years, all demonstrate an emphasis on an image of financial responsibility, and a reliance on the Army's audited financial statements to convey that image.
The Army's beginnings go back to 1865, when William Booth
, a Methodist minister, began preaching in the slums of London's gritty East End.
It was especially a standing rebuke to the Nonconformist churches, from which William Booth
sprang, who claimed to be the working-man's church.
APRIL 10, 1829: Birth of Salvation Army founder William Booth