Pulling the devil's kingdom down : the Salvation Army in Victorian Britain (eBook, 2001) [WorldCat.org]
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Pulling the devil's kingdom down : the Salvation Army in Victorian Britain

Author: Pamela J Walker; ProQuest (Firm)
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, [2001] ©2001
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Those people in uniforms who ring bells and raise money for the poor during the holiday season belong to a religious movement that in 1865 combined early feminism, street preaching, holiness theology, and intentionally outrageous singing into what soon became the Salvation Army.
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Genre/Form: Church history
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela J Walker; ProQuest (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1096454352
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 337 pages), [8] pages) of plates : illustrations.
Contents: Preliminaries; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The Roots of the Salvation Army; 2. Creating the Salvation Army; 3. Conversion: Theology and Narratives; 4. Saving Souls: Salvationists at Work; 5. Authority and Transgression; 6. Robbing the Devil of His Choice Tunes; 7. Disorderly Champions of Order; Postscript: The Legacy of the Salvation Army; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Responsibility: Pamela J. Walker.

Abstract:

Those people in uniforms who ring bells and raise money for the poor during the holiday season belong to a religious movement that in 1865 combined early feminism, street preaching, holiness theology, and intentionally outrageous singing into what soon became the Salvation Army.

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