The Parables of Peanuts

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Harper Collins, Feb 19, 2002 - Religion - 336 pages
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First published in 1968, this contemporary case for vigorous Christian faith –– profusely illustrated by Charles Schulz‘s delightful peanuts cartoon strips –– sheds more light on the Christian faith and how it is to be lived than many more "serious" theological works, with hundreds of cartoons featuring your favorite peanuts characters Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, And of course, Snoopy (including the earliest red baron strips). This book‘s wise observations are as timeless as they are timely. "Short . . .succeeds in making theology enjoyable." ––Christian Century ". . . a real delight from beginning to end. I could not possibly be more pleased." ––Charles Schulz, creator of Peanuts


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We are enjoying this book. The many quotations from the Bible and Christians through time along with Charles Schulz' wonderful cartoon strips make it a joy to read. Read full review


Of Parables and Peanuts
Interpreting the Signs of the Times
Savior? Who Needs a Savior?
Where Your Blanket Is There Will Your Heart Be Also
The Heart Is a Slave
The Broken Heart
Good News of a Great Joy Which Will Come to All the People
Jesus The Dog God
You Shall GOD Your Neighbor As Yourself
Blessed Are the Poor in Spirit
Just Whos in Charge Here? 250
Slipups Doghouses and Free Psychiatric Help
Notes 311

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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.

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