Calvary Church Yesterday and Today by Samuel M. Shoemaker

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Calvary Church Yesterday and Today


Samuel M. Shoemaker


This rare  book is a classic from Samuel Shoemaker and very hard to find. This is a former library book with the usual markings. The book is a great reading copy .

Samuel Moor Shoemaker III DD, STD (December 27, 1893 – October 31, 1963)[1] was a priest of the Episcopal Church. Considered one of the best preachers of his era, whose sermons were syndicated for distribution by tape and radio networks for decades, Shoemaker served as the rector of Calvary Episcopal Church in New York City, the United States headquarters of the Oxford Groupduring the 1930s, and later at Calvary Episcopal Church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.[2] Sam Shoemaker's interdenominational focus and the Oxford Group were significant influences for the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous. Bill Wilsonattended Oxford Group meetings at Calvary Church, and Sam Shoemaker also helped start an Oxford Group chapter in Akron, Ohio,[3] where Dr. Bob Smith became involved.

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