Raise a Juice Box to the Temperance Movement: the teetotaling history behind America’s favorite communion wine substitute (article)

http://www.christianitytoday.com/history/2017/march/welch-grape-juice-history-temperance-movement.html

Thomas Bramwell Welch, a 43-year-old Methodist dentist on his third career (previously a minister and a physician) created Welch’s grape juice.

 Article by Jennifer Woodruff Tait who is the managing editor of Christian History and the author of The Poisoned Chalice: Eucharistic Grape Juice and Common-Sense Realism in Victorian Methodism. She also works for The High Calling and is an Episcopal priest.

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