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The Magnificent Defeat, by Frederick Buechner

I’ve read Buechner before, but it’s been a long time. I’ve had an interest in his writings for a couple of reasons. One, he is a great inspiration to my favorite Christian singer/songwriter, Terry Scott Taylor. 515 more words

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The Appeal of Unbelief

UNBELIEF IS AS much of a choice as belief is. What makes it in many ways more appealing is that whereas to believe in something requires some measure of understanding and effort, not to believe doesn’t require much of anything at all. 6 more words

Skepticism

The Remarkable Ordinary - Frederick Buechner (2017)

Frederick Buechner, The Remarkable Ordinary Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2017, 121 pp. $11.59

Frederick Buechner is a popular author whose writing style gravitates with many people. He has an ability to be witty and irenic and as a result, he draws readers in from a variety of theological persuasions. 139 more words

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Thoughts and (more) prayers

Do you need a little mid-week pick-me-up? Mandisa will lift your spirits! Don’t be embarrassed–sing along!

Here’s a thought for today from Frederick Buechner:

“God speaks to us, I would say, much more often than we realize or than we choose to realize.

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The Mathematics of Caiaphas and Christ

THE HIGH PRIEST Caiaphas was essentially a mathematician. When the Jews started worrying that they might all get into hot water with the Romans because of the way Jesus was carrying on, Caiaphas said that in that case they should dump him like a hot potato. 152 more words

Jesus Christ

Two Books by Frederick Buechner

Today, I present a double-header set of reviews: two inspiring books by Frederick Buechner. Both are quick reads, but pack quite a punch. First up,  819 more words

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