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Pastors in the Classics Timeless Lessons on Life and Ministry from World Literature

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Pastors in the Classics Timeless Lessons on Life and Ministry from World Literature

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Pastors in the Classics Timeless Lessons on Life and Ministry from World Literature

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by Leland Ryken, Todd Wilson and Philip Ryken
Publisher: Baker

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by Leland Ryken, Todd Wilson and Philip Ryken
Publisher: Baker
Throughout the history of English literature, church ministers have figured prominently in novels, plays, morality tales, and even poetry. Pastors in the Classics is a unique, unprecedented collection of relevant literary masterpieces in which the pastor's experience is a major part of the story.

Part 1 is a reader's guide to twelve important classics written over four centuries and covering seven different nationalities. Each chapter not only describes and interprets the work in question, it also highlights a specific feature of pastoral ministry explored in the work. Part 2 is a handbook that defines the canon of literary masterpieces that deal with the pastor's experience, offering reading suggestions for both ministers and lovers of literature.

From the familiar (The Canterbury Tales; Cry, the Beloved Country; and The Scarlet Letter) to the lesser-known (Silence, Witch Wood) to the surprising (A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man), this collection uncovers the good, the bad, and the ugly ways in which pastors have been presented to the reading public for the past half millennium.
ISBN: 9781441235886

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