Archives For Frederick Buechner

 

July 11 marks the 90th Birthday
of one of my favorite writers,
Frederick Buechner!

 

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In honor of the occasion,
here’s an Excerpt from
Buechner’s essay
“Faith and Fiction.”

 
 
This essay can be found in the new book:
Buechner 101:
Essays and Sermons by Frederick Buechner
Intro by Anne Lamott.
Buy now: [ Amazon ]  [ Kindle ]

 

If someone were to come up and ask me to talk about my faith, it is exactly that journey that I would eventually have to talk about—the ups and downs of the years, the dreams, the odd moments, the intuitions. I would have to talk about the occasional sense I have that life is not just a series of events causing other events as haphazardly as a break shot in pool causes the billiard balls to careen off in all directions but that life has a plot the way a novel has a plot, that events are somehow or other leading somewhere. Whatever your faith may be or my faith may be, it seems to me inseparable from the story of what has happened to us, and that is why I believe that no literary form is better adapted to the subject than the form of fiction.

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Tomday (July 11) is the 90th birthday of Frederick Buechner!

 
In honor of the occasion, we’re giving away FIVE copies of the new book…
 

Buechner 101:
Essays and Sermons
by Frederick Buechner
(Intro by Anne Lamott)

 
 

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Here are 5 essential ebooks on sale now that are worth checking out:
( Walter Brueggemann, Frederick Buechner, Enneagram, MORE)

Via our sister website Thrifty Christian Reader
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Chosen?: Reading the Bible Amid the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Walter Brueggemann

*** $1.99 ***

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Here are 5 essential ebooks on sale now that are worth checking out:
( Frederick Buechner, C.S. Lewis, Brennan Manning, MORE)

Via our sister website Thrifty Christian Reader
To keep up with all the latest ebook deals,
be sure to connect with TCR via email or on Facebook

 

Listening to Your Life: Daily Meditations with Frederick Buechner

*** $1.99 ***

 

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Here are 5 essential ebooks on sale now that are worth checking out:
(Madeleine L’Engle, Frederick Buechner, Thomas Merton, MORE)

Via our sister website Thrifty Christian Reader
To keep up with all the latest ebook deals,
be sure to connect with TCR via email or on Facebook

  

Do I Dare Disturb the Universe?

Madeleine L’Engle

*** $1.99 ***

 

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“The history of the world is none other than the progress of the consciousness of freedom.”
-GWF Hegel, born this date, 1770

 
Poem of the Day:
Blessed are the Merciful
Tania Runyan

 

Kindle Ebook Deal of the Day: 
On the Road with the Archangel:
A Novel
 by Frederick Buechner
Only $0.99!!!  

*** NOTE: This stated price is for the United States. Unfortunately, this offer may or may not be available in other countries. Sorry!

 
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The Wake Up Call – August 27, 2014

 

10 Recommended Bargain Kindle ebooks for $3.99 or Less!

 




 

Prices on these ebooks should not change before August 31, 2014.
But to be on the safe side, please refresh the Amazon page before ordering…

(NOTE: Prices listed may or may be not be valid outside the United States… Sorry!)

If you find one or more books to buy here, please share this list with a friend…

 

1) The Longing for Home: Reflections at Midlife by Frederick Buechner – $0.99

 

2) To Kill a Mockingbird (Harperperennial Modern Classics) by Harper Lee – $3.95
(PRE-ORDER, to be delivered Sept. 9. Now available for the first time on Kindle)

 

3) What’s So Amazing About Grace? by Philip Yancey– $2.99

 

4) Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius by Angeline Stoll Lillard – $2.99

 

5) The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation by Thich Nhat Hanh – $2.99

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“I think that to a very great extent we are partners with the divine in this enterprise called history.”
– Chaim Potok, novelist
who died on this date, 2002

*** Books by Chaim Potok

 
Poem of the Day:
Against Acedia
by David Wheeler

 
Kindle Ebook Deal of the Day: 
The Book of Bebb: 4 Novels
by Frederick Buechner

Only $2.99!
 
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The Wake Up Call – July 23, 2014

 

Amazon is running sales on a number of great novels!

These Kindle Fiction Bargains would make for excellent summer reading!


1) The Book of Bebb: Four Novels by Frederick Buechner
$2.99

2) Walk Two Moons: A Novel – Sharon Creech
$1.99   (A Newbery Medal Winner)
3) Eleanor & Park: A Novel by Rainbow Rowell
$3.99  (A 2014 Printz Award Winner!)

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“Listen to your life. See it for the fathomless mystery it is. In the boredom and pain of it, no less than in the excitement and gladness: touch, taste, smell your way to the holy and hidden heart of it, because in the last analysis all moments are key moments, and life itself is grace.”
– Frederick Buechner
born on this day in 1926

 
Poem of the Day:
“On the Rule of St. Benedict”
by Peter Menkin
Listen: https://archive.org/download/PoeticRenditionOnTheRuleOfSt.BenedictByPeterMenkin/TheRule_64kb.mp3
(Today is the feast of St, Benedict)
 
Kindle Ebook of the Day: 
The Longing for Home: Reflections at Mid-Life
by Frederick Buechner – Only $0.99!!!
 
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The Wake Up Call – July 11, 2014