While Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus, and the rest of the Peanuts gang have enjoyed the kind of success most cartoon characters can only dream about–becoming pop culture icons of the highest order and entering the global consciousness practically as family members–Robert Short’s The Gospel According to Peanuts also has found a place in the hearts of many readers, with sales now totaling more than ten million copies. This anniversary edition features a new cover, a new interior design, and a new foreword by Martin E. Marty. Whether coming to the book for the first time or taking a second look, a delightful experience awaits in this modern-day guide to the Christian faith, fully illustrated with Peanuts.

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About The Author

Presbyterian minister Robert L. Short (1932–2009) popularized the idea of finding religious meaning in popular culture. His landmark first book, The Gospel According to Peanuts has sold more than 10 million copies in eleven languages and earned the respect of Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz. Through his work, Short became a trailblazer for other authors seeking to reveal the sacred in the simplest of places.

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