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Administering Salvationism: Evangelism and Alcoholics Anonymous at The Salvation Army

Rebecca Anne Allahyari

in Visions of Charity: Volunteer Workers and Moral Community

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221444
eISBN:
9780520935327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221444.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The Salvation Army differs significantly in its structure and working arrangements from Loaves & Fishes. This chapter shows how the conservative Salvationist moral rhetoric of charitable action ... More


Moral Selving Within Salvationism: Sobriety, Work, and Redemption

Rebecca Anne Allahyari

in Visions of Charity: Volunteer Workers and Moral Community

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221444
eISBN:
9780520935327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221444.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines what it implies for the Inhouse residents and Alternative Sentencing Program participants, most of whom are male, to become more virtuous, and often spiritual, persons. The ... More


Authority and Transgression: The Lives of Maud Charlesworth, Effie Anthon, and Rebecca Jarrett

Pamela J. Walker

in Pulling the Devil's Kingdom Down: The Salvation Army in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225916
eISBN:
9780520925854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225916.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Salvation Army believed that the rescue work they carried out was urgent, it was a compelling extension of its spiritual mission. However, as much as the Maiden Tribute case raised public ... More


Service and Savings in the Slums

Jill Rappoport

in Giving Women: Alliance and Exchange in Victorian Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199772605
eISBN:
9780199919000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772605.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Women's Literature

In the London slums, women use gift exchange to create larger religious “sisterhoods” that then become their rationale for entering the very market that earlier authors reject. Analyzing periodicals ... More


Disorderly Champions of Order: Opposition to the Salvation Army

Pamela J. Walker

in Pulling the Devil's Kingdom Down: The Salvation Army in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225916
eISBN:
9780520925854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225916.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Salvation Army was a neighborhood religion, but Salvationists were neither fully of the communities they evangelized nor outsiders. Some trade unionists and labor leaders admired the Salvation ... More


The Drama of Resistance

Sidney P. Albert

in Shaw, Plato, and Euripides: Classical Currents in Major Barbara

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037646
eISBN:
9780813043951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037646.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter traces close parallels between Act 2 of Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara and Euripides's Bacchae as a way of revealing previously unexplored allusions and meanings in the modern play and ... More


Robbing the Devil of His Choice Tunes: Converting the Culture of Working-Class Neighborhoods

Pamela J. Walker

in Pulling the Devil's Kingdom Down: The Salvation Army in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225916
eISBN:
9780520925854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225916.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Salvationists had religious convictions that did not encourage a withdrawal from the world. Instead, their convictions promoted an engagement with the world and the working class neighborhoods of ... More


Pulling the Devil's Kingdom Down: The Salvation Army in Victorian Britain

Pamela Walker

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225916
eISBN:
9780520925854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225916.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

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 ... More


Postscript: The Legacy of the Salvation Army

Pamela J. Walker

in Pulling the Devil's Kingdom Down: The Salvation Army in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225916
eISBN:
9780520925854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225916.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The year 1890 was a turning point for the Salvation Army. Its leadership changed, and it launched a social services wing that would divide the organization in two and soon dominate the public ... More


Saving Souls: Salvationists at Work

Pamela J. Walker

in Pulling the Devil's Kingdom Down: The Salvation Army in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225916
eISBN:
9780520925854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225916.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Elijah Cadman and Adalaide Cox took paths that were, in many respects, similar. Like all Salvationists, they adopted a special form of dress and relinquished tobacco, drink, and many of the leisure ... More


Visions of Charity: Volunteer Workers and Moral Community

Rebecca Anne Allahyari

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221444
eISBN:
9780520935327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221444.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

In the United States, public talk about charity for the poor is highly moralistic, even in our era of welfare reform. But how do we understand the actual experience of caring for the poor? This study ... More


Methodist and Holiness: Catherine Booth, William Cooke, and the Scriptures

Timothy Larsen

in A People of One Book: The Bible and the Victorians

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199570096
eISBN:
9780191725661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570096.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Biblical Studies

William Cooke, a prominent Methodist New Connexion minister, was a systematic theologian. Nevertheless, his theological method was centred on the authority and evidence of Scripture. Catherine Booth ... More


Lasting ties: Margaret Harkness, the Salvation Army, and A Curate’s Promise (1921)

Flore Janssen

in Margaret Harkness: Writing social engagement 1880-1921

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526123503
eISBN:
9781526141972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526123503.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Despite its distance in time and history from Harkness’s original and best-known London novels, A Curate’s Promise in many ways brings Harkness’s oeuvre full circle. Set in the East End of London ... More


Conversion: Theology and Narratives

Pamela J. Walker

in Pulling the Devil's Kingdom Down: The Salvation Army in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225916
eISBN:
9780520925854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225916.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Salvation Army's approach to conversion was among its most significant doctrinal and practical issues, and it sparked intense controversy among Victorian Christians. The criticisms reflect ... More


Introduction

Pamela J. Walker

in Pulling the Devil's Kingdom Down: The Salvation Army in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225916
eISBN:
9780520925854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225916.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Salvation Army, founded by William and Catherine Booth, began as the East London Christian Mission in 1865. The Booths, along with a small group of associates, preached in the streets of the East ... More


Thrift Stores and the Gilded Age Shopper

Jennifer Le Zotte

in From Goodwill to Grunge: A History of Secondhand Styles and Alternative Economies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631905
eISBN:
9781469631929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631905.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter enunciates the social, moral, and hygienic anxieties plaguing popular perceptions of secondhand trade at the end of the nineteenth century and the steps taken to placate such concerns. ... More


The Felt Politics of Charity: Serving “The Ambassadors of God” and Saving “The Sinking Classes”

Rebecca Anne Allahyari

in Passionate Politics: Emotions and Social Movements

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226303987
eISBN:
9780226304007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304007.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter describes the author's fieldwork among volunteers in the two largest charitable organizations dedicated to feeding the poor in Sacramento, California. At Loaves & Fishes, a Catholic ... More


The Drama of Nutrition

Sidney P. Albert

in Shaw, Plato, and Euripides: Classical Currents in Major Barbara

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037646
eISBN:
9780813043951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037646.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter traces close parallels between Act 1 of Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara and Euripides's Bacchae as a way of revealing previously unexplored allusions and meanings in the modern play and ... More


Creating the Salvation Army

Pamela J. Walker

in Pulling the Devil's Kingdom Down: The Salvation Army in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225916
eISBN:
9780520925854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225916.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Christian Mission was part of a broad evangelical missionary effort to reach the urban working class. Its theology drew on Methodism, American revivalism, and the holiness movement. William ... More


The Roots of the Salvation Army: The Booths, Methodism, and Female Ministry

Pamela J. Walker

in Pulling the Devil's Kingdom Down: The Salvation Army in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225916
eISBN:
9780520925854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225916.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Booths's commitment to Methodism and their disenchantment with its rules and restrictions shaped the theology and practice of the Christian Mission and the Salvation Army. Their encounter with ... More


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