Will the Real Phony Please Stand Up Author:Ethel Barrett Will the real phony please stand up? Before you toss off that request, take a look in this book at a letter James wrote to the folks in his own church. Although he wrote almost twenty centuries ago, he speaks to the issues today. — James' letter (quoted from The New Testament in Modern English by J.B. Phillips) appears in this book along with c... more »omments and doodlings by Ethel Barrett. Writing with the now generation in mind, Ethel gives you reason to think twice about phoniness in others, and even in yourself.
What's your attitude toward problems? How do you treat outsiders? How are you at tongue-control? What you do and what you say - do they jibe? Ethel does not claim to have all the answers, but she insists that God does. And in typical Barrettese style she helps you discover in James' letter God's answers for some of the most nitty-gritty matters of life.« less
If you know Ethel Barrett already, you'll love this book about James; if you haven't read her work yet, you're in for a treat. Some of her books are written to late elementary age kids; this one is really intended for teens and adults, and though it was written in the late 60's, it's still excellent today.