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By Major John G. Merritt

With greater than 1,500,000 participants and adherents in 109 international locations, there's rarely somebody these days who's now not conversant in the Salvation military. And whereas many were at once stricken by its actions in future health, reduction, and group provider, it's infrequent that one is aware a lot approximately this distinct Christian flow, which was once based in London in 1865 by way of William Booth_its first 'General'_and has persisted transforming into ever due to the fact. no matter if purely curious, inspired by way of its paintings, or between its individuals, the historic Dictionary of the Salvation military presents a wealth of knowledge should you need to know extra. this glorious resource on all kinds of facets relating to the Salvation Army_its background, association, constitution, ideals, and actions round the world_sums all of them up in a vast advent. It then offers the knowledge in higher aspect in 1000's of cross-referenced dictionary entries, whereas approximately a century-and-a-half of historical past is traced within the chronology, and additional studying is indicated by way of wide bibliographies. This quantity, written by way of greater than one hundred fifty contributors_all experts on various elements and countries_under the path of significant John G. Merritt, concludes with 9 appendixes, together with the first-ever released record of the greater than 425 women and men who've attained the rank of Commissioner.

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