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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In between we get a heady brew of humour and wisdom. It makes the timid brave and the reserved amorous.
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In Wishful Thinkingthe first book in his much-loved lexical trilogy, Frederick Buechner puts the language of God, the universe, and the human spirit under his wry linguistic microscope. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.
Learn more about Amazon Prime. The chief drawback is that what you are wolfing down is yourself. The tenets of the faith, the ‘essentials’ and the ‘non-essentials are arranged alphabetically.
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Don’t ever think that you’ve been forgotten. Explore the Home Gift Guide. But there is much for the mature Christian to mine as well, since ultimately, we are all seekers. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. I turn on the radio to hear a voice reading the biblical story of Jael, which is the story that I have spent the morning writing about.
So many quirky wise definitions. Wishful Thinking Quotes Showing of In Hebrew, the word dabar means both word and also deed. The chief drawback is that what you are wolfing down is yourself. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
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Wishful Thinking by Frederick Buechner
As symbols go, it is a rather splendid one”. The book has been praised by The Christian Century, as “Original, pungent and joyful. Refresh fredericck try again. The Alphabet of Grace.
A Doubter’s Dictionary Paperback. Showing of 5 reviews. When you confess them, they become the Golden Gate Bridge.
Sometimes the truth is what sets us wishing for it. I’ve owned a copy of this book for over 20 years and still refer to Buechner’s byechner of theological words for sermon illustrations or ideas in teaching Bible studies.
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Buechner writes with a depth of someone who buechnr the Christian Faith in the real world. It brings something into being. Until you confess them, however they are the abyss between you. Until you confess them, however, they are the abyss between you.
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Doubts are the ants in the pants of faith. Or this, on wine: Find it under “W”: 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.
In his often ironic and always keen-sighted reflections on such terms as agnostic, envy, love, and sin, he invited And the book’s title?
It loosens the tongue and breaks the ice especially when served in a loving cup.