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Rising Tide -1937 - Oxford Group

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Original price $225
Original price $225 - Original price $225
Original price $225
Current price $120
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Current price $120

This is the Rising Tide Magazine that was put out by the Oxford Group in 1937. This is the first and only issue of of the Rising Tide. The Oxford Group intended on running an ongoing publication of the Rising Tide but ultimately did not.

The "Rising Tide" was a magazine published by the Oxford Group, a Christian organization founded in the early 20th century that emphasized personal transformation through spiritual practices. The Oxford Group's principles and teachings were influential in the development of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and other similar movements. The magazine served as a medium to spread the Oxford Group's messages and to share stories of personal change and spiritual enlightenment among its members.

"Rising Tide" also functioned as an outreach tool, aimed at attracting new members to the Oxford Group. The magazine showcased the transformative potential of the group’s practices, aiming to inspire readers to join and undertake their own journey of personal change.

This publication of "Rising Tide" includes a full page to promote books related to the Oxford Group with the intention of spreading the message of the Oxford Group. Here is test from the advertisement:

“Further stories of the Rising Tide, its underlying principles and how it has spread to fifty nations are told in the books listed below. Written by men from various walks of life, these books have helped to turn the tide in many lives.

FOR SINNERS ONLY: A newspaper man tells the story of the Oxford Group and how it spread from person to person around the world. Published in twelve languages, it has sold 180,000 copies in English alone. By A. J. Russell, Harper, $1.50. Postage 8c

LIFE BEGAN YESTERDAY: Oil-man, soldier, educator accepts a new commission on the front line of world affairs. By Stephen Foot, Harper, $1.50. Postage 8c

I WAS A PAGAN: A successful advertising executive faces the question "Is this all there is to life?" —and finds the answer. By V. C. Kitchen, Harper, $1.50. Postage 8c

WHAT IS THE OXFORD GROUP?: A man of the world presents an answer to the world's chaos and confusion. By The Layman with a Notebook, Oxford University Press, $1.25. Postage 8c.

CONVERSION OF THE CHURCH: What happens when a parson begins with himself. By Rev. S. M. Shoemaker, Revell, $1.25. Postage 8c

WHEN MAN LISTENS: The cure for meaning well and doing badly. By Cecil Rose, Oxford Univ. Press, 25c. Postage Sc”

This magazine is in very good condition. There is some light edge wear to the cover. Included inside the magazine is an original insert of a Christmas sale promotion.

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