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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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Very short dictionary type book from A to Z – B for Bible, etc.

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This book is wkshful my top list! Until you confess them, however they are the abyss between you. Buechner writes with a depth of someone who lives the Christian Faith in the real world. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. How to Stop, Look, and Listen to Life. Buechner Theological short essays: Sometimes wishing is the wings the truth comes on.

Sometimes the truth is what sets us wishing for it. Wine is booze, which means it is dangerous and drunk-making. Who can say what it is that’s going on?


Account Options Sign in. The Alphabet of Grace. The book has been praised by The Christian Century, as “Original, pungent and joyful. This writer and theologian is Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. 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 love words.

Wishful Thinking Quotes by Frederick Buechner

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Will order another Buechner soon. Or this, on wine: There was a problem filtering reviews right now. A car passes me on the road, and its license plate consists of my wife’s and my initials side by side.

His most recent work is Beyond Words: Buechner entertains with fgederick humor that has empowered his witty distinct style, of subtle wisdom expressions, to reach out to and engage his readers.

Wishful Thinking

They keep it alive and moving. In the first book of his popular lexical trilogy, Buechner shares buecuner insightful reflections on everyday words and issues like, envy, love, and sin, persuading us to examine them in novel ways and fresh perspective.


To be a Christian means among other things to be willing if necessary to sacrifice even your highest principles for God’s or your neighbour’s sake the way a Christian pacifist must be willing to pick up a baseball bat if there’s no other way to stop a man from savagely beating a child. Perfect condition and fast shipping. And the book’s title?

Wishful Thinking Quotes

It makes the timid brave and the reserved amorous. Showing of 5 reviews. Entries may be iwshful words or two pages long, but I guarantee they will give new insights. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Find it under “W”: The chief drawback is that what you are wolfing down is yourself. Wishful Thinking A non fiction book by Frederick Buechner.


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