PASTORS IN THE CLASSICS: TIMELESS LESSONS ON LIFE AND MINISTRY FROM WORLD LITERATURE by Leland Ryken Philip Ryken Todd Wilson

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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.
Book Specifications
Release date: 2012-01-01
Binding: Paperback
Publisher: Baker Books
Publication date: 2012-01-01
Label: Baker Books
Pages: 192
ASIN: 0801071976
ISBN: 0801071976
Height: 900
Length: 600
Weight: 60
Width: 48
Product Group: Book