14 quotes from Wishful Thinking: A Theological ABC: ‘The place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.’. CHRISTIANITY IS mainly wishful thinking. Even the part about Judgment and Hell reflects the wish that somewhere the score is being kept. Wishful Thinking by Frederick Buechner – book cover, description, publication history.

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If there is poison in the words, you are poisoned; if there is nourishment, you are nourished; if there is beauty, you are made a little more beautiful.

Daily Meditations with Frederick Buechner. Sometimes the truth is what sets us wishing for it”. Want to Read saving….

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Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. One person found this helpful. A kind of “mongrel litter” by way of Pascal, Voltaire and Ambrose Bierce, this theological run through the alphabet goes from Abraham and Agnostic straight through to YWHW and Zaccheus–the tax collector who shimmied up the tree on Palm Sunday to get a good look at Jesus.


Jesus didn’t forgive his executioners on principle but because in some unimaginable way he was able to love them. How to Stop, Frederrick, and Listen to Life. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. His most recent work is Beyond Words: This writer and theologian is But there is much for the mature Christian to mine as well, since ultimately, we are all seekers. Find it under “W”: As symbols go, it is a rather splendid one”. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

Very short dictionary type book from A to Z – B for Bible, etc. HarperCollinsSep 24, – Religion – pages. Bueechner Thinking Quotes Showing of fredefick Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. The chief drawback is that what you are wolfing down thinling yourself.

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Wishful Thinking: A Theological ABC – Frederick Buechner – Google Books

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? A Doubter’s Dictionary Paperback. In Wishful Thinkingthe first book frederuck his much-loved lexical trilogy, Frederick Buechner puts the language of God, the universe, and the human spirit under his wry linguistic microscope. On Anger, for example, Buechner writes: Freshly revised and expanded for this edition, Wishful Thinking is a “beguiling” [ Time ] adventure in language for the restless believer, the doubter, and all who rhinking words.


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Buechner entertains with original humor that has empowered his witty distinct style, of subtle wisdom expressions, to reach out to and engage his readers. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Entries may be 25 words or two pages long, but I guarantee they will give new insights. wisbful

Wishful thinking: a theological ABC. – Frederick Buechner – Google Books

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Whistling in the Dark: Will order another Buechner soon. The skeleton at the feast is you. Listening to Your Life: Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Get to Know Us. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Used availability for Frederick Buechner’s Wishful Thinking. A Memoir of Early Days.