The stories of one of the world's most beloved children's authors are both imaginative and entertaining. But a closer look at Dr. Seuss's stories reveals that many are inspirational as well as instructive. In this readily accessible resource, James Kemp finds parallels between the actions of cats in hats, Grinches, Snitches, Sneetches, and other Creachas and lessons found in Scripture.
"Through The Gospel According to Dr. Seuss, my children and I have greatly enjoyed peering beyond the whimsical words of Dr. Seuss to have many Biblical principles revealed to us in a unique and memorable manner." rated 4 out of 5 stars ("Something Special") by Home Educating Association
"This book offers wonderful inspiration for readers that points out parallels between biblical lessons and the unique stories by Dr. Seuss. Kemp's analysis is refreshing and will help readers think about themselves in new ways." Children's Ministry Magazine
"Not only will readers of it increase their enjoyment of Dr. Seuss, they also will be encouraged to think about his children's books in light of Scripture." Christian Retailing
"A terrific book for parents to read to their children to help them understand the inspirational and spiritual messages contained in the Bible...I highly recommend [The Gospel According to Dr. Seuss] to parents who want to have a serious discussion of ethics and spirituality with their children, and at the same time, have fun doing it." Online Review of Books
"Lively, entertaining, inherently fascinating, and spiritually enthusiastic reading." Midwest Book Review
"Readers should be charmed by Kemp's reflections." Library Journal
"This is a winning combination, and I highly recommend The Gospel According to Dr. Seuss." Online Review of Books
James W. Kemp (1955-2006) received a Master of Divinity degree from Duke in 1979. He served for fifteen years as a United Methodist pastor prior to his retirement at age 40 due to multiple sclerosis. He wrote The Gospel According to Dr. Seuss with the help of a voice-activated computer.
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