letters of William and Catherine Booth

(founders of the Salvation Army) : extracted from the Booth Papers in the British Library and other sources
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Statementedited by David Malcolm Bennett.
GenreCorrespondence.
ContributionsBooth, Catherine Mumford, 1829-1890., Bennett, David Malcolm, 1942-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX9743.B7 A4 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 379 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3746790M
ISBN 100957793715
LC Control Number2003427445
OCLC/WorldCa51975459

Book: The Letters of William and Catherine Booth William and Catherine Booth were the founders of The Salvation Army, a world-wide Christian organisation, whose social program has benefited millions. The letters in this book (edited by David Malcolm Letters of William and Catherine Booth book of Brisbane) are all the traceable letters that they wrote to each other.

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The Letters of William and Catherine Booth: Founders of the Salvation Army: Extracted from the Booth Papers in the British Library and Other SourcesAuthor: William Booth.

The Letters Of William And Catherine Booth book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The book contains more excerpts from William's love letters to Catherine than it does from his sermons, addresses and writings.

The most difficult part of reading this book was its wordiness. The first third of the book reads more like a romance novel than the historical biography and ministerial history I hoped it would be/5(9). This book is the love story of William Booth and Catherine Mumford told through their letters and other writings.

I knew very little about them prior to reading this book and found it fascinating reading. William himself comes over as arrogant and pompous at times – not a very likeable character though his heart was clearly in the right place/5(7).English, Book, Illustrated edition: The letters of William and Catherine Booth founders of the Salvation Army: extracted from the Booth papers in the British Library and other sources / edited by David Malcolm Bennett.

Booth, William, William and Catherine book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. When William Booth met Catherine Mumford, it was the start of /5(3). Booth, William. and Booth, Catherine. and Bennett, David. The letters of William and Catherine Booth founders of the Salvation Army: extracted from the Booth papers in the British Library and other sources / edited by David Malcolm Bennett Camp Hill Publications Brisbane Australian/Harvard Citation.

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Booth, William. & Booth, Catherine. This book is the love story of William Booth and Catherine Mumford told through their letters and other writings. I knew very little about them prior to reading this book and found it fascinating reading. William himself comes over as arrogant and pompous at times - not a very likeable character though his heart was clearly in the right s: 8.

Catherine was a constant support to William, writing him letters of encouragement on his travels. They married on 16 June Together, William and Catherine embarked on a lifelong journey to answer the call of God to bring the Gospel to the people.

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She met William Booth, a Methodist minister, when he came to preach at her church in During their three year engagement, Catherine was a constant support to William in his tiring work of preaching through her letters. They began the work of The Christian Mission in William and Catherine Booth, meticulously researched over many years, were the first inspiration for this book.

I also thank the Booth family and The Salvation Army for use of the material and photographs, and the British Library, where many of William and Catherine’s original letters are held in trust.

The Letters Of William And Catherine Booth: Founders Of The Salvation Army: Extracted From The Booth Papers In The British Library And Other Sources by William Booth, Catherine Booth. Get this from a library. The leters [sic] of William and Catherine Booth: (founders of the Salvation Army), extracted from the Booth Papers in the British Library and other sources.

[William Booth; David Bennett; Catherine Booth]. The letters of William and Catherine Booth [electronic resource]: the diary of Catherine Booth and the reminiscences of Catherine Booth on CD / William and Catherine Booth ; editor, David Malcolm Bennett Camp Hill Publications Camp Hill, Brisbane, Qld Australian/Harvard Citation.

Booth, William. & Booth, Catherine. & Bennett, David. Catherine Booth books online. Catherine Booth (), the fiery wife of William Booth was instrumental in helping her husband establish the Salvation Army.

She was also a prolific and inspiring speaker and writer. The above collection brings together her most well-known and powerful writings in one amazing book. Reading the letters, I really entered their world. I saw them scribbling under the dim light of a candle or gas light.

I imagined them dipping their nibs into the ink well They became "real" people. CP: The book was comprised of the letters between William and Catherine, italicized dramatic prose, and non-italicized normal prose.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : William Booth. Catherine (Mumford) Booth only kept a diary for two short periods, both while she was a young woman: that is, in and for a few weeks in It begins when she was a very sick year-old, and ends soon after she became engaged to William Booth.

Her Reminiscences, by contrast, were dictated on her deathbed and are lengthy. In her book, Advent: The Once and Future Coming of Jesus Christ, Fleming Rutledge describes a trip Catherine took to Paris.

“The Parisian officials were exasperated with Catherine Booth, who persisted in hanging around with the lowest elements of society.” They told Catherine, ‘You must have police protection. BOOTH, MUMFORD, & THE METHODISTS.

The Methodist reform movement of the s led to many defections from British Wesleyan Methodism in what is sometimes called “The Agitation”.1 Amongst these defectors were William Booth () and Catherine Mumford (Booth – ), of Salvation Army fame.

The letters in this book are all the traceable letters that William and Catherine Booth wrote to each other. The earliest ones were written injust before their engagement, the last inshortly before Catherine’s death.

Catherine Booth, the fiery wife of William Booth was instrumental in helping her husband establish the Salvation Army. She was also a prolific and inspiring speaker and writer. This collection brings together her most well-known and powerful writings in one amazing book. The Letters of William and Catherine Booth: Founders of the Salvation Army: Extracted from the Booth Papers in the British Library and Other Sources: Booth, William: Books - Author: William Booth.

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Books. William Booth and his Salvation Army; The General: William Booth, Vol. 1 & 2; Catherine Booth on women’s place and ministry; The Diary and the Reminiscences of Catherine Booth; Book: The Letters of William and Catherine Booth; CD: The letters of William and Catherine Booth / The diary of Catherine Booth / The reminiscences of Catherine.

'William and Catherine - the love story of the founders of The Salvation Army told through their letters' is published by Lion Hudson and is a Monarch book The letters of William and Catherine are held in trust for the Booth family at the British Library in London and for the book I edited the letters and included some other personal and public.

William and Catherine Booth endured this kind of humanist gossip throughout their marvellous ministry. It is highly significant that no Salvation Army personel recommend this book.

The author, being unsaved, and a senior British politician, concentrates on the radical social reforms the Booths and Salvation Army championed in Victorian s: 8. William Booth (10 April – 20 August ) was an English Methodist preacher who, along with his wife, Catherine, founded the Salvation Army and became its first "General" (–).The Christian movement with a quasi-military structure and government founded in has spread from London, England, to many parts of the world and is known for being one of the largest distributors of.

Using many quotations from the Booths' letters and documents, this book traces in detail the lives of these inspiring individuals. Recommendation: William & Catherine is a fascinating book about a couple whose commitment to spreading the Gospel will leave the reader awestruck. The sacrifices made by the Booths are sure to lead the reader to.

LETTERS TO SALVATIONISTS. RELIGION FOR EVERY DAY. Letters to Salvationists all over the World, and to all whom they may concern. WILLIAM BOOTH. PREFACE. THESE Letters were, with one or two exceptions, originally published in The Social Gazette and The War Cry, two of the weekly publications of The Salvation Army in the United Kingdom.

Mr. Begbie's book is obviously curious because it tells from within of the rise of a great organization. There is yet another point of view from which it is interesting. The lives of William and Catherine Booth were those of typical mystics, and their biography exhibits examples of mysticism in all its stages.William Booth () was a British preacher who founded The Salvation Army and became its first General in until he left this earth in Booth and his "Salvation Army" would minister Jesus Christ as savior to the poorest and neediest, including alcoholics, criminals, and s is Booth's powerful account of heaven.Catherine Booth, wife of the founder of the Salvation Army (William Booth), and herself an eloquent preacher and social worker.

Her father was a carriage builder and sometime Methodist lay preacher, her mother a deeply religious woman of Puritan type. Catherine, in adolescence an invalid, was.