Telling the Truth: The Gospel as Tragedy, Comedy and Fairy Tale  -     By: Frederick Buechner
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Telling the Truth: The Gospel as Tragedy, Comedy and Fairy Tale

HarperOne / 1977 / Hardcover

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"A favorite in the theology of preaching, which helps us remember what we're doing and why. Reading this book is like picking up somebody else's family photo album and seeing your face staring out from every page. Buechner's gift for wringing beauty out of pain is one we appreciate more and more,"---Christian Century. 112 pages, hardcover. HarperOne.

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Format: Hardcover
Vendor: HarperOne
Publication Date: 1977
ISBN: 0060611561
ISBN-13: 9780060611569
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A fresh, creative look at the underlying meaning of the Gospels that stresses the many dimensions of God's relationship to humanity.

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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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  1. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    August 27, 2007
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    For the soul that wants to know the Truth, the Whole Truth, and nothing but the TRUTH, this book will tell it. Touching that place inside us all that wonders at God's silence or the surprising twist in the ending of some parables Jesus left us with, Frederick Buechner helps make clear the direction God moves or doesn't move in our lives. Undeniably, this book paints a picture of a God who really IS big enough to face the storms of our lives without prejudice or flight.
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