"Based on Garrison Keillor's Lake Wobegon monologues, 'Life among the Lutherans' is a collection of stories about the struggles of ordinary people in an imperfect world, the life and work of the pastor who leads them, and the church to whose high standards they aspire in the small town they call home". -- back cover.
Contents: Introduction / Garrison Keillor -- It Could be Worse -- The Young Lutheran's Guide to the Orchestra -- Pontoon Boat -- PK -- Gospel Birds -- Twentieth Anniversary -- Deer Camp -- Thanksgiving -- The True Meaning of Christmas -- "Johnny Johnson's Wedding": The Sons of Knute Christmas Song -- Ice Fishing -- The Sons of Knute March -- Ministers' Retreat -- Church Organist -- The Herdsmen -- Church Directory -- Lorraine Turnblad's Tombstone -- The Pastor's Resume -- The Yard of All Yards -- Confirmation Sunday -- Memorial Day -- Marital Memorial Day -- An Outdoor Reception by the Lake -- Lutheran Summer Vacation -- Potato Salad -- Raking Leaves -- Ninety-five Theses -- Lutheran Song.
Author is "an American author, storyteller, and humorist .... raised in a family belonging to a Plymouth Brethren congregation". -- inside back cover blurb.