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Shield Books


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Shield Books is the official book publisher of The Salvation Army in the United Kingdom and Ireland.  

We publish books to engage, encourage and inspire members of The Salvation Army into deeper relationship with God.   

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  • Major Malcolm Martin, Publishing Secretary

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Short thoughts, each written on the theme of a back-page poster from an issue of 'War Cry'.

Explore the six behavioural values outlined in The Salvation Army’s Values Framework.

Flourishing in the Wilderness by Alice Swain seeks to show how God is with us and teaching us through trials and tribulations.

A celebration and reflection on General William Booth’s proposed reformation of social and welfare services from his bestselling book.