BOOTH, William

BOOTH, William
   a native of Nottingham of JEWISH parentage he converted to METHODISM in 1844 to become a REVIVALIST preacher. In 1861 he left the Methodists and with the help of his wife, who was also a powerful preacher, established his own Christian MISSION which became the SALVATION ARMY noted for its revivalist preaching and social concern. His book In Darkest England and the Way Out (1890) drew a vivid picture of social evil and decay.

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  • Booth, William — ( 1829 1912 )    cofounder of the Salvation Army    William Booth was born on April 10, 1829, into a Church of England family residing near Nottingham, England. As a youth, he experienced conversion in a Methodist meeting and felt a call to… …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • Booth, William — born April 10, 1829, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, Eng. died Aug. 20, 1912, London British religious leader, founder and general (1878–1912) of the Salvation Army. At age 15 he underwent a religious conversion and became a revivalist preacher. In… …   Universalium

  • Booth, William — (1829–1912)    Order Founder and Philanthropist.    Booth was born in Nottingham. As a young man he served as a preacher for the Methodist New Connection Church, but he left in 1861. With his wife, Catherine, he started a mission in the East End… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Booth, William — ► (1829 1912) Predicador y reformador religioso anglicano británico. Fue el fundador y primer general del Ejército de Salvación. * * * (10 abr. 1829, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, Inglaterra–20 ago. 1912, Londres). Líder religioso británico,… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • BOOTH, WILLIAM —    founder and general of the Salvation Army, born in Nottingham; published In Darkest England ; a man of singular self devotion to the religious and social welfare of the race; b. 1839 …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Booth, William Bramwell — ▪ British minister born March 8, 1856, Halifax, Yorkshire, Eng. died June 16, 1929, London       second general of the Salvation Army (1912–29) and eldest son of William and Catherine Booth.       He became an active full time collaborator in… …   Universalium

  • William Booth — (ca. 1890) William Booth (1912) William Booth (* …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • William Booth (disambiguation) — William Booth may refer to:In Christianity:* William Booth, the founder and 1st General of The Salvation Army * William Booth (Anglican clergyman), Sub dean of the Chapel Royal, Deputy Clerk of the Closet, and Subalmoner of the Royal Almonry *… …   Wikipedia

  • William booth — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Booth. William Booth William Booth, né à Nottingham (Nottinghams …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Booth — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Booth puede referirse a: Contenido 1 Personas 1.1 Botánicos 2 Arte 3 Lugares …   Wikipedia Español

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