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Elvis, Willie, Jesus, and me : the musings and mutterings of a church misfit

Author: Bert Montgomery
Publisher: Macon, Ga. : Smyth & Helwys Pub., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bert Montgomery
ISBN: 9781573125215 1573125210
OCLC Number: 247962349
Description: x, 113 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Beware the odes of March! --
Saint Willie (ode to Willie Nelson) --
Life, death, community ... and scrubs (ode to not being superman) --
All God's chillun need a livin' wage (owed to our economy) --
Keeping our hands to ourselves (owed to Mike Yaconelli) --
Confronting the whore within : a lenten meditation (owed to the possum) --
For the love of God (from a cousin of Frank and Jesse James) --
Beating golf clubs into guitar stands (ode to the Allman Brothers Band) --
Strain out the gnats! The poo poo has hit the fan! (ode to swallowing camels) --
A Psalm for Sherman (owed to Hunter S. Thompson) --
Sweeney Todd : vengeful barber of biblical proportions (ode to Tim Burton) --
Gays, Baptists, and killer tomatoes (ode to Bible "experts") --
Prostitution, politics, and grace in the big easy (owed to a house in New Orleans) --
Ain't nobody here but us chickens (ode to poultry in motion) --
The James Brown 3-step to an active faith (ode to ... well, James Brown) --
Confessions of an LSU convert (with apologies to mother) --
A tale of a man-date (owed to Arlo Guthrie) --
The ballad of John and ... John (ode to John Lennon) --
When love comes to town (a Christmas meditation) --
Sanity means admitting you're completely nuts --
The Disney totem (or, why I'm a Baptist preacher) --
Will not work for grace --
I dreamed I saw Thomas Merton --
A chicken in every pot, salvation in every soul --
The girl of my dreams --
Blessed and depressed --
Remembering --
Help! I'm trapped in a "fat Elvis" stage, and I can't get out! --
How to flunk Hebrew without really trying --
Jungian Jambalaya --
If I ever get back to Memphis, I'm gonna nail my feet to Beale Street --
Harry Potter and the feckless seminarian --
Of death, dogs, and davenports --
Why I'm a political cheerleader.
Responsibility: Bert Montgomery.
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