Thursday the Rabbi Walked Out is another in the Rabbi Small mystery series by Harry Kemelman. I enjoy the books in this series, although it's been a couple of years since I last read one. Besides being enjoyable reads, they've shed some light on Judaism for me. The author is dead now, so no more books are forthcoming.
from the back of the book:
If the murder victim had not been a notorious anti-Semite, Rabbi Small might never have become involved. When several members of his congregation became suspects, Rabbi Small was forced to match wits with the killer.
Here is another lively and engaging tale of suspense that will keep you turning pages - especially after sundown.
There is a mention of Methodists later in the book:
Jennings smirked his satisfaction. "That's because you Catholics wouldn't join this Visit a Church program we had a couple of years ago. Your Father Regan was all for people coming to visit his church, but he wouldn't encourage his people to go and visit other churches. You see, Hugh, you Catholics tend to be kind of narrow-minded about certain things, whereas we Methodists-"