Secrets in the Dark: A Life in Sermons


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5.3 X 8.0 X 0.8 inches | 0.55 pounds

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About the Author

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.


"One of the most insightful spiritual writers of our age... - a must for Buechner's many fans."--Kansas City Star
"Brilliant...overflowing with images and questions and honesty and insights that will haunt you for days."--Rob Bell, pastor of Mars Hill, author of Velvet Elvis
"Buechner eloquently explores the beauty of language, the joy and pain of being human, and the hope of the Gospel."--Houston Chronicle
"[A book] that will inspire or challenge you."--Chicago Sun Times
"Buechner is one of our best worker of words. Now, in this fine collection, we've got the best of Buechner."--William H. Willimon, Bishop, North Alabama Conference, The United Methodist Church, author of Sinning Like a Christian
"The topography of Buechner's world is beautifully mapped by this set of self-revealing sermons and essays."--J. I. Packer, author of Knowing God
"[Buechner] eloquently explores the beauty of language, the joy and pain of being human...and the hope of the Gospel."--Dallas Morning News
"Buechner uses words with such transformative power that any comment on them is like the moon palely reflecting the sun."--Walter Brueggemann, author of The Prophetic Imagination
"This collection of sermons will refresh your soul. I highly recommend this book for your enjoyment and inspiration."--Canadian Mennonite
"He has the rare gift of taking biblical text and helping us to see it [...] in a completely new way."--Lexington Herald Leader
"A poignant, practical, deeply philosophical, and powerful work. Highly recommended."--Library Journal
"An elegant and life-giving memoir."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"...his work is a revelation...Here Buechner's storytelling abilities and eye for detail are at their best."--The Lutheran