Gospel According to Dogs
Bestselling author of "The Gospel According to Peanuts" Robert Short reveals what man's best friend can teach us about life. Dogs do much more than just keep us company and give us love and attention--they are models for how we...
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Bestselling author of "The Gospel According to Peanuts" Robert Short reveals what man's best friend can teach us about life. Dogs do much more than just keep us company and give us love and attention--they are models for how we can live better lives as humans. From humility and obedience to singleness of purpose and unconditional love, Short shows us how we can learn from the remarkable qualities of dogs. Using examples from more than forty classic comic strips, including "Peanuts, Blondie, Family Circus, Luann, Mother Goose & Grimm, Fred Basset," and more, as well as charming photographs of real dogs, "The Gospel According to Dogs" is a delight-fully entertaining book for dog lovers, comic enthusiasts, and anyone looking for reassuring wisdom for the good life.
In this clever, humorous book, Robert Short reveals what man's best friend can teach us about life. From humility and obedience to singleness of purpose, The Gospel According to Dogs highlights the remarkable qualities that dogs possess and that we can all aspire to. The author of The Parables of Peanuts and the bestselling The Gospel According to Peanuts, Short again uses our favorite comic strips to illustrate his lessons. Featuring over forty comic strips, Snoopy, Marmaduke, Grimm (from Mother Goose & Grimm) and more all appear in these pages, as well as photographs of real dogs. This is a real treat for the millions of dog lovers out there ready to learn how their best friend can teach them a thing or two about being human. It is also a surprisingly insightful book for people looking to find inspiration in unlikely places. The Gospel According to Dogs will amuse and inspire.
Robert L. Short has been writing and lecturing on Charles Schulz's Peanuts cartoon strips and the gospel for more than forty years. He is the author of the huge bestsellers "The Gospel According to Peanuts" and "The Parables of Peanuts". An ordained minister and a widely traveled speaker in theology and the arts, Short was a close friend of Charles Schulz and holds graduate degrees in theology and literature from S.M.U., North Texas University, and the University of Chicago Divinity School.