Red-Hot and Righteous: The Urban Religion of the Salvation Army
Mastin, Paul, Journal of Church and State
Red-Hot and Righteous: The Urban Religion of the Salvation Army. By Diane Winston. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1999. 289 pp. $27.95.
An almost inescapable sign of the beginning of the Christmas season is the ringing of the Salvation Army bells in front of shopping malls and stores. The red kettles of the Salvation Army are familiar, but many fail to realize that the Army, the largest charitable organization in the United States, is a full-fledged religious denomination. In Red-Hot and Righteous, Diane Winston, Research Fellow at the Center for Media, Culture, and History at New York University, introduces the reader to the Army's first seventy years in the United …
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Publication information: Article title: Red-Hot and Righteous: The Urban Religion of the Salvation Army. Contributors: Mastin, Paul - Author. Journal title: Journal of Church and State. Volume: 42. Issue: 1 Publication date: Winter 2000. Page number: 192+. © 1999 J.M. Dawson Studies in Church and State. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.