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Christmas Through the Years
Along with kettles and carols, the Christmas War Cry remains one of The Salvation Army's most enduring yuletide traditions. Tens of millions of copies have made their way into homes, hospitals, nursing homes prisons and businesses in the U.S. and abroad.
Through the years, the pages of the Christmas War Cry have proclaimed the timeless message of the Babe of Bethlehem. Encouraging articles, artwork and poetry have captured scenes of the season and the wonder and mystery of the incarnation. The Christmas War Cry has made clear the true meaning of the season and testified to God's redeeming grace.
Christmas Through the Years contains articles, stories, poetry and art that have inspired readers over the past 50 years through the ministry of The War Cry. This treasury highlights Salvationist contributors of wide appeal from General Evangeline Booth (1948) to today's eloquent international leader, General Paul A. Rader. It features contributors such as Billy Graham, Joni Eareckson Tada, business magnate J. C. Penny, opera star Jerome Hines, and well-known author Mary Ellen Holmes.
Lon-time readers will find a classic treasury sure to spark their memories, while those new to the pages of The War Cry will benefit from a rich literary heritage that continues to the present day.