Michael Cannon has served for many years as a Military Chaplain, and has both seen the need for this manual and acted to meet that need. He has done tremendous research in gathering materials for this 'Soldier's Catechism' including the following:
The Soldier's Catechism used in Oliver Cromwell's 'New Model Army'
The Soldier's Pocket Bible which comes from the same period of time, and contains hundreds of passages centered around themes addressed to the soldier.
Significant quotations from the Creeds and Confessionsof the Church of Jesus Christ