Item description for The General: William Booth, Vol. 2: The Soldier by David Malcolm Bennett...
Overview The General: William Booth is the first full-length biography about William Booth, the founder of The Salvation Army, since 1934. It is in two volumes. The first volume is called The Evangelist, and examines his life from 1829 to 1865. The second, The Soldier, traces the life of Booth from the early days of The Salvation Army in 1866 to his death in 1912, and introduces readers to his remarkable family and a whole host of unusual characters. The publication of this volume marks the 175th anniversary of the birth of William Booth. Thanks be to God.
Publishers Description Examines the founding and development of The Salvation Army as a major evangelistic agency in Victorian Britain and beyond and introduces his amazing family and a host of intriguing characters that served under the Army's banner along with the tragic death of Catherine.
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Studio: Xulon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.38" Width: 5.92" Height: 1.15" Weight: 1.5 lbs.
Release Date Dec 17, 2003
Publisher Xulon Press
ISBN 1594672067 ISBN13 9781594672064
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More About David Malcolm Bennett
David Malcolm Bennett was born in London, England, during the Second World War and moved to Australia in 1973. He has spent over fifty years in the book trade, mainly as a bookseller, and has been writing seriously since 1985.
He is an evangelical theologian and writer, who has the gift of doing thorough and painstaking research and presenting the results in a readable form. He is also one of the world’s leading authorities on William and Catherine Booth, having edited and published their letters, plus Catherine’s diary and reminiscences (now available in three PDF files on one CD). He has also penned two biographies of William: "The General: William Booth" (two volumes) and "William Booth and his Salvation Army."
He has also written "The Altar Call: Its Origins and Present Usage", his M.Th thesis (awarded with merit), which examines the practice of inviting people forward after a presentation of the Gospel, and its companion volume "The Sinner’s Prayer: Its Origins and Dangers." Amongst his other books is "The Origins of Left Behind Eschatology", his Ph.D dissertation, which examined the origins of the ideas behind the Left Behind books.
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