Lost Shepherd Author:Agnes Sanford In this dramatic and inspiring novel we follow the upswing of a man's spiritual growth as he learns to break through the barriers of convention to a richer life illuminated by faith and hope. — Paul Forrester is the minister to the church of All Saints in the small city of Mapleton, where he experiences all the trials that beset a young clergyman... more »--from economy-minded vestrymen to the attentions of spinster parishioners with matrimony on their mind.
the most serious crisis of Paul's life arises when his failure to ave a boy form ultimate tragedy drives him to questions the reality of his own faith. Ironically, he becomes most deeply indebted to a woman of whom he has intensely and vocally disapproved-
Burnett McNeill. Through Burnett he learns of a way to help others as he as always longed to do.
the unfolding of Paul's story is an experience which leaves the ready with a heightened awareness of the ironies, the humor, the pathos, and follies of everyday life. The reader
also comes to share the author's reverent conviction that the foundation of life is living faith.« less