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Woodbine Willie

Bob Holman
Woodbine Willie
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Woodbine Willie

Bob Holman

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Woodbine Willie was the affectionate nickname of the Reverend Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy, an Anglican priest who volunteered as a chaplain on the Western Front during the First World War. This biography is based on original interviews with those who knew and loved him. It shows how vital was the role he played.

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Woodbine Willie was the affectionate nickname of the Reverend Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy, an Anglican priest who volunteered as a chaplain on the Western Front during the First World War. This biography is based on original interviews with those who knew and loved him. It shows how vital was the role he played.
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Bob Holman

Bob Holman left his post as professor of social policy at the university of Bath to start a community project on a council estate. Now retired, he helps mind two grandsons and is a member of Easterhouse Baptist church in Glasgow

Table Of Contents

  • :introduction 6 1. Childhood And Education, 1883?1904 8 2. Into The Church, 1905?14 16 3. Worcester And War, 1914?16 26 4. The Wandering Preacher, 1916?17 38 5. Rough Rhymes, 1917?18 50 6. On The Front Line Again, 1917?18 58 7. The Hardest Part, 1918 74 8. From Local Priest To National Preacher, 1919?21 82 9. The National Figure, 1921?29 110 10. More Books Including A Novel, 1923?29 126 11. The Death Of Studdert Kennedy, 1929 138 12. The Man, His Message And His Methods 154 Epilogue Personal Observations: Towards A Better Society 184 Notes 195 Bibliography 215 Index 219

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  • Catalogue Code 357185
  • Product Code 9780745955612
  • ISBN 0745955614
  • EAN 9780745955612
  • Pages 224
  • Department General Books
  • Category Biography
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Lion Hudson Publishing
  • Publication Date Mar 2013
  • Sales Rank #52598
  • Dimensions 198 x 130 x 19 mm
  • Weight 0.242kg

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