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The story of Scripture Press : "the whole word for the whole world"

Author: James R Adair
Publisher: Glen Ellyn, Ill. : SP Ministries, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story takes you from the start of Scripture Press in the Great Depression years of the 1930s on through its long battle with the Internal Revenue Service in the 1940s and '50s, from Chicago to a 40-year stay in Wheaton, Illinois, and finally to the company's move in 1996 to Colorado Springs under the umbrella of Cook Communications Ministries.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James R Adair
OCLC Number: 40761161
Description: xiii, 312 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Preface --
Prologue: a short history of the Sunday school --
Aunt Jennie's Valentine's party --
Just who were the Corys --
and Clarence H. Benson? --
A letter to Dr. Gray --
A new beginning --
A new home at 800 North Clark Street --
800 North Clark Street potpourri --
A new home in the loop --
More memories of wabash years --
Westward ho! --
SPF, Plaintiff, vs. USA, defendant --
The first decade in Wheaton --
Putting power into take-home papers --
The second decade in Wheaton --
SP in Great Britain --
Scripture press in Canada --
The third decade in Wheaton --
Teaching materials for urban America --
Ventures into book publishing --
Southern Baptists and other denominations --
The final decade in Wheaton --
An overview of scripture press Sunday school curriculum --
What ever happened to scripture press? SP ministries today --
Down memory lane with former employees of SP.
Responsibility: James R. Adair.

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The story takes you from the start of Scripture Press in the Great Depression years of the 1930s on through its long battle with the Internal Revenue Service in the 1940s and '50s, from Chicago to a 40-year stay in Wheaton, Illinois, and finally to the company's move in 1996 to Colorado Springs under the umbrella of Cook Communications Ministries.

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