The Gospel According to Peanuts (Gospel According To Series)
Cartoons, like humour, touch on the puzzles of life. Where did we come from? What is the meaning of happiness? Why are some born dogs while others are born people? This selection of cartoons invites the reader to explore the...
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Cartoons, like humour, touch on the puzzles of life. Where did we come from? What is the meaning of happiness? Why are some born dogs while others are born people? This selection of cartoons invites the reader to explore the great themes of the Christian faith through the eyes of the Peanuts comic-strip characters. Illustrated throughout by the antics of Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus and Snoopy the dog, the book seeks to make the reader laugh and think deeply at one and the same time.
1. The Church And The Arts2. "The Whole Trouble": Original Sin3. The Wages Of Sin Is "Aaaughh!"4. Good Grief?5. The Hound Of Heaven6. Concluding Unscientific Postscript
While Charlie Brown and his friends have enjoyed the kind of success most cartoon characters can only dream about, Robert Short's book also has found a place in the hearts of readers, with sales now totaling more than ten million copies. Short provides a modern-day guide to the Christian faith, fully illustrated with the classic comic strips of Charles Schultz.
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.