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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Wishful Thinking Quotes by Frederick Buechner
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Doubts are the ants-in-the-pants of faith. Based on redefining Church dogmatics, Buechner articulates those basic concepts of everyday life, in metaphoric analogies, and theologically provocative terms.
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Wishful Thinking Quotes
Each of Buechner’s “definitions” are profound gems of everyday theology, which is the only theology that matters. Don’t ever think that you’ve been forgotten. Until you confess them, however they are the abyss between you. Want to Read saving…. His sometimes funny and sometimes poignant definitions challenge the reader to think about theology and provide insights into God that present God’s grace and forgiveness in new ways.
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A Doubter’s Dictionary Paperback. 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. The chief drawback is that what you are wolfing down is yourself. The chief drawback is that what you are wolfing down is yourself.
But there is much for the mature Christian to mine as well, since ultimately, we frederic, all seekers. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Frederick Buechner, a superb aphorist, theological critic and author of more than thirty books, is an ordained Presbyterian minister. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Please email webmaster fantasticfiction.
Whistling in the Dark: Listening to Your Life: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Wishful Thinking by Frederick Frederico is the perfect introduction to a brilliant author. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. My library Help Advanced Book Search. A decade after Bishop Robinson, of Woolwich, wrote his little thought provoking book, ‘Honest to God’ ininitiating a huge wave of theological examination of personal faith, and the western understanding of Christian religious concepts, a new lexicon is deeply sought.
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