Книга: Evangeline Booth «The War Romance Of The Salvation Army»

The War Romance Of The Salvation Army

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He went on. He dozed, only to be sharply awakened by a truck which almost ran him down. He must be more careful, he thought to himself, feeling utterly alone and miserable. But in spite of his resolution his eyes soon closed again. He was awakened, this time by his horse stumbling over some unseen obstacle. He could see nothing in any direction. The blackness and rain shut him in like a fog. He turned at right angles to find the trees which lined the road, but there were no trees. He swung his horse around and went in the other direction, but he found no trees--only an impenetrable darkness which pressed in upon him with a heaviness which might almost have been weighed. He was lost--utterly lost. Книга представляет собой репринтное издание 1919 года (издательство "Philadelphia, London, J. B. Lippincott Company" ). Несмотря на то, что была проведена серьезная работа по восстановлению первоначального качества издания, на некоторых страницах могут обнаружиться небольшие" огрехи" :помарки, кляксы и т. п.

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Evangeline Booth

Evangeline Cory Booth (December 25, 1865 – July 17, 1950) was the 4th general of the Salvation Army (1934-1939).

She was born in South Hackney, London, England, the seventh of eight children born to William Booth and Catherine Mumford, who had earlier in the year founded The Christian Mission, which became the Salvation Army in 1878.

In 1887, at 21 years of age, she became the officer of the corps in Marylebone. She was appointed as field commissioner throughout Great Britain in 1888. She served that post until 1891, when her father appointed her to train cadets in London.

Evangeline trained cadets until 1896. She was then appointed territorial commander of Canada. In 1904, she began serving as territorial commander of the USA. During this time she took US Nationality.

In 1934, she was elected general of the Salvation Army by the High Council. She served as general until October 1939, when she retired to her home in upstate New York.

She wrote several books, including "Toward a Better World" and "Songs of the Evangel".

General Evangeline Booth lived in Hartsdale, New York, until her death at the age of 85. She is interred in Kensico Cemetery, near White Plains, New York.

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* photograph of Evangeline Booth [http://www.sacollectables.com/coppermine/cpg142/displayimage.php?album=lastup&cat=0&pos=1]

Predecessor=Edward Higgins
Successor=George Carpenter|Dates=1934–1939

Источник: Evangeline Booth

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