The Gospel According to Peanuts

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Robert L. Short's The Gospel According to Peanuts.

The Gospel According to Peanuts is a best-selling 1965 book written by Presbyterian minister Robert L. Short about Charles M. Schulz's popular comic strip, Peanuts. The book is based on Short's use of the Peanuts characters to illustrate his lectures about the Christian Gospel.

The book was a best seller and sold over 10 million copies.[1] Summary:

A 35th anniversary edition of 130 pages was released by Westminster John Knox Press in 2000, with a "new cover, a new interior design, and a new foreword by Martin E. Marty."[3]

A sequel, The Parables of Peanuts, was written by Short in 1968. This sequel was reissued in 2002 by HarperCollins Publishers. Summary:


  1. ^ "The Gospel according to? Try Jesus" The Northwest Florida Daily News Buddy Duncan - October 9, 2009
  2. ^ The Gospel According to Peanuts, 2000
  3. ^ The Gospel According to Peanuts, 2000
  4. ^ The Parables of Peanuts, 2002