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Leland Ryken, Philip Ryken, & Todd Wilson - Pastors In The Classics

Pastors In The Classics by Leland Ryken, Philip Ryken, & Todd Wilson

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Tags: Paperback, Administration And Pastoral Work, Book, Church Life and History
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Genre: Church Life and History
Cross Rhythms Product Code: 119036
Product Format: Book
ISBN: 9780801071973
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Cat. Code: 9780801071973
Release Date: 20 Feb 2012

Throughout the history of English literature, church ministries 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 pastorís experience is a major part of the story.

Part 1 is a readerís 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 pastorís 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.














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