Whistling in the Dark: An ABC Theologized

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Harper Collins, Oct 13, 2009 - Religion - 144 pages
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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."


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Faith, writes novelist/theologian Buechner, is "a kind of whistling in the dark,'' and in this companion volume to Wishful Thinking : A Theological ABC (1973), he once again offers a potpourri of ... Read full review

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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 ABC’s of Faith.

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