Some articles on tract society, tracts, society, tract:
... The deepest root of American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) is the Baptist General Tract Society founded in Washington, D.C. 1824, "to disseminate evangelical truth, and to inculcate sound morals, by the distribution of tracts." In 1826 the tract society relocated to ... The 1824 tract society became the American Baptist Society in 1870, the Board of Publication and Education in 1944, and Educational Ministries in 1972 ...
... In December 1884, the Society was incorporated with Charles Taze Russell as president ... In 1896, the Society was renamed Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society, and later became associated with Jehovah's Witnesses ... While president of the Society, Conley provided assistance for the three-volume series, Theocratic Kingdom by George N ...
... The American Tract Society (ATS) is a nonprofit, nonsectarian but evangelical organization founded on May 11, 1825 in New York City for the purpose of publishing and disseminating ... ATS traces its lineage back through the New York Tract Society (1812) and the New England Tract Society (1814) to the Religious Tract Society of London, begun in 1799 ... through a combination of private donations and tract sales ...
Famous quotes containing the words society and/or tract:
“A society that has made nostalgia a marketable commodity on the cultural exchange quickly repudiates the suggestion that life in the past was in any important way better than life today.”
—Christopher Lasch (b. 1932)
“My lusts they do me leave,
My fancies all be fled,
And tract of time begins to weave
Grey hairs upon my head.”
—Thomas Vaux, 2d Baron Vaux Of Harrowden (15101566)