DEAR CHARLES: LETTERS TO A  MINISTER by Wesley Shrader

DEAR CHARLES: LETTERS TO A MINISTER

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KIRKUS REVIEW

This is a satirical portrayal of the ministry, designed to show up relieved frankness some of the weaknesses and temptations to which clergyman prone. In any event these fictitious letters from a theological professor to minister give him straight-forward advice on how to become a ""success,"" by con absolutely to the mores and worldly standards of the day and avoiding by all dealing with controversial issues in such a way as to give offense to his pari All of the ""tricks of the trade"" are explained. If anyone wants to tell a yo minister what he should NOT be and do, this book will be helpful. One fears some may take it seriously, mistaking a caricature for a portrait.

Pub Date: Oct. 26th, 1954
Publisher: Macmillan