Whistling in the Dark: An ABC Theologized (Google eBook)

Front Cover
HarperCollins, Oct 13, 2009 - Religion - 144 pages
9 Reviews

Awry and thought-provoking jaunt through the spiritual terrain of our everyday language -- a lexion of uncommon insight to jar the mind and nourish the soul. "I think of faith as a kind of whistling in the dark, because in much the same way," writes Buechner, "it helps to give us courage and to hold the shadows at bay."

  

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
3
4 stars
5
3 stars
1
2 stars
0
1 star
0

Review: Whistling in the Dark: A Doubter's Dictionary

User Review  - James Prothero - Goodreads

Very nice. Some parts more striking than others. Read full review

Review: Whistling in the Dark: A Doubter's Dictionary

User Review  - Tim HÝiland - Goodreads

"They say they will love, comfort, honour each other to the end of their days. They say they will cherish each other and be faithful to each other always. They say they will do these things not just ... Read full review

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2009)

Frederick Buechner, author of more than thirty works of fiction and nonfiction, is an ordained Presbyterian minister. He has been a finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award and was honored by the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His most recent work is Beyond Words: Daily Readings in the ABCís of Faith.

Bibliographic information