Religion: The New Army

Forty-three soul-savers walked amid the soft lawns and chandeliered salons of what had once been a "gentlemen's club of ill repute" not far from London last week, and talked about the good old days. The high command of the Salvation Army was meeting for a 16-day special session at its Sunbury on Thames training center, and the agenda before it was privately described by the commissioners as a "crisis." For sinners are not what they used to beĀ—and the Army is.

One Man's Shuffle. When General William Booth launched a new era in evangelism 80 years ago with his drum-thumping, quasi-military...

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