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The story "In His Steps" was written in , and it was read a chapter at a time to my young people,. Sunday evenings in the Central Congregational Church. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Sheldon's Christian Socialist ideology was reflected in his belief in full for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more.

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Christians familiar with the acronym WWJD (what would Jesus do?) will find the genesis of the WWJD movement in the pages of In His Steps. Written by the 19th . In Charles M. Sheldon gave weekly lessons to his class at the. Central Congregational Church in. Topeka, KS. • These chapters became the book, “In His. IN COLLECTIONS. Princeton Theological Seminary Library. American Libraries. Uploaded by lindsayg on August 14,

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In His Steps by Charles M. Sheldon

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Available formats. About C. Read this book. Phillip West, local medical doctor. Rachel Winslow, a young woman, cousin of Felicia and Rose, who trades a singing career for singing for the services in the Rectangle. Eventually marries Rollin Page.

Edward Norman, editor of the Daily News George, one of the clerks for the Daily News, who works with the delivery boys. Lewis Winslow, Rachel's brother Mr. John Gray, traveling evangelists, who work in the Rectangle Fred Morris, Endeavor Society president, later works for Norman's paper Loreen Carson, a drunken lady, who later dies hit on the head. Orphaned in the story, later marries Clyde Rose Sterling, Felicia's sister, and Rachel's other cousin, 21 years old at the time of the story.

Later marries for wealth, and dark details obscured. Delano, a chaperone for young girls. Stephen Clyde, a carpenter, marries Felicia Sterling Rev. Calvin Bruce, D. Challenged by what has happened in Raymond, does similarly in Chicago.

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Bruce, Rev. Calvin's wife. Charles R. Sterling, father of Felicia and Rose. Commits suicide when he loses his fortune.

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Chose to marry Charles instead of the Bishop. Dies of shock with the death of her husband. Bishop Edward Hampton, works with Dr. Calvin Bruce.

Burns, a person whom Bishop Hampton helped 15 years before.

Tries, with an unnamed friend to rob the Bishop, but stops when he realizes who the Bishop is. Clayton Price, owner of a saloon by the settlement. Clarence Penrose, owner of houses in Chicago.

Diana Penrose, his daughter Unnamed man, who knew Jack Manning when in Philadelphia, and said he was a good man. This book's recurring phrase, used in description of Jesus, is: "Like an average man.

Only different.

He gradually draws more and more attention, including crowds. The non-stereotypical character of Jesus seems fully capable of supernatural power not showing up in pictures, for example , but chooses a nondescript mode of presenting himself.

He does not appear to do dramatic public acts such as healing, but instead speaks words of comfort or lends practical help. He has views but relays them with understatement. He wears ordinary business clothes, at times blends into a crowd, and is not memorable in appearance. He is humble, practical and personable. His impact upon lives is not through obvious miracles, but old-fashioned kindness, care, and encouragement.

Literary Technique[ edit ] Sheldon creates a Jesus who is especially gentle on the modern church of his day, speaking generous words of grace and favor. Sheldon offers a nice counterpoint through the skepticism of Raymond's lead editor, a non-Christian and non-churchgoer, who sets the story line of the book.

Sheldon also extends the mystery and realism of his fictional idea by effective omission—the use of third-person accounts, and the technique of delaying and limiting first-hand quotation for more than half of the book to onlookers' descriptions of what they saw. There is also a demure and rapid love story between two characters, blessed by Jesus.

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This sequel has a slightly more contemporary feel than In His Steps, in that this cast includes characters who openly declare opposing aims and a mean-spirited skepticism of Christ. By playing its own devil's advocate, through voiced skepticism, and keeping the plot more uncertain, the book and its conflicts become more interesting. Issues do gradually emerge through the book that date it, however; the book embodies strong Prohibitionist and Temperance views on tobacco, alcohol, college fraternities, and other questions of the period that do not reflect prevailing contemporary approaches to those issues.

Controversy[ edit ] Sheldon's sequel, Jesus is Here, was quite controversial in its day. The author's own foreword to the book alludes to some of the controversy.The campaign for true political transformation in Raymond became a success story. Challenged by what has happened in Raymond, does similarly in Chicago.

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