Charles M. Sheldon


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born in New York, attended Brown University and Andover Theological Seminary, and became pastor of the Central Congregational Church of Topeka, Kan., which he left in 1919 to edit The Christian Herald. His novel In His Steps (1896), a story of a minister following the example of Jesus, was an extraordinary success, being translated into 23 languages and selling millions of copies.

Subjects: Literature.

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