General William Booth, co-founder of The Salvation Army along with his wife Catherine, was a prolific writer. Apart from penning multiple business and personal letters nearly every day of his adult life, he also wrote books and his most famous was released in October 1890, it was called In Darkest England And The Way Out. It included a proposed plan for the reformation of social and welfare services and was both detailed and broad at the same time.
In Darkest England: 130 Years On is a celebration of Booth’s best known work and within these covers you will find a range of reflections and observances on In Darkest England and various aspects of it, including essays, poetry, personal testimony and reports on current Army activity.
This is a tribute to one of the more memorable faith-based works of the 19th century; a book whose message, ideology and mission are still very visible in the 21st century Salvation Army.