How to Spell Presbyterian - Revised Author:James W. Angell Somebody is always asking how to spell Presbyterian. Whether it's in connection with opening a new charge account or listing a religious preference, the questioner usually gets as far as the first three or four letters, then looks up sheepishly and then inquires, "How do you spell Presbyterian?" — Presbyterian is more than a 12-letter word. — It ... more »is also an important piece of the Christian story. It is a form of church government. It is an attitude about freedom, and the people's responsibility for working out the content and expression of their faith. It is a commitment to care about people in trouble.
The title of this book refers to more than the correct spelling of a word. It has to do with getting the hang of how we Presbyterians think and how we are joining our imaginations, energies, resources, and spiritual independences to serve Jesus Christ.
It deals with what membership in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) both offers and asks.