Rescue the Perishing, Care for the Dying: Sources and Documents on Compassionate Ministries in the Nazarene Archives (2nd Edition)

Edited by Stan Ingersol*,
Nazarene Archives

About the book

Rescue the Perishing, Care for the Dying is a joint publication of Nazarene Compassionate Ministries USA/Canada and the Nazarene Archives. Questions on the sources and documents contained in this book may be directed to the Nazarene Archives. Copies of this book may be obtained by writing or calling the Nazarene Archives or Nazarene Compassionate Ministries USA/Canada (contact information is listed below). Cost per book is $4.00.

To View part of the book

This book, which first appeared in conjunction with the first Nazarene Compassionate Ministries Conference in 1985, has two parts. The first consists of selected inventories of collections held by the Nazarene Archives. The second part is a section of documents that illustrate the types of materials listed in the inventory pages (this part is not available to view).

•  A note about the editor.

Stan Ingersol has been manager of the Nazarene Archives since 1985. He is a graduate of Bethany Nazarene College, the University of Kansas, Nazarene Theological Seminary, and Duke University, where he earned a Ph.D. degree in the History of American Christianity. He is co-author with Wes Tracy of What is a Nazarene?: Understanding Our Place in the Religious Community (1998) and wrote the "Nazarene Roots" series in Herald of Holiness from 1985 to 1998. His articles have appeared in Christian Century, Wesleyan Theological Journal, several reference works, and a variety of Nazarene publications.

Part I of Rescue the Perishing, Care for the Dying is available in two sections totaling 54 pages:

•  To view, download and install the Acrobat Reader.

The two sections are as follows:

•  Introduction and List of Archival Collections and Materials (pages 1-5), Rescue Homes/Work (pages 6-18), Orphanages, Training Homes, Ministries to Children (pages 19-28), and Rescue Missions (pages 29-30) Adobe Reader Logo 
    
•  Medical Ministries, and Other Social Ministries (pages 31-43), Social Ministry-Oriented Congregations and Nazarene Compassionate Ministries International and USA/Canada (pages 44-54) Adobe Reader Logo 

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