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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Sometimes the truth is what sets us wishing for it. A car passes me on the road, and its license plate consists of my wife’s and my initials side by side. Wish I’d been able to think them up.

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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Used availability for Frederick Buechner’s Wishful Thinking. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Freshly revised and expanded for this edition, Wishful Thinking is a “beguiling” [ Time ] adventure in language for the restless believer, the doubter, and all who love words.

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A kind of “mongrel litter” by way of Pascal, Voltaire and Ambrose Bierce, this theological run through the alphabet goes from Abraham and Agnostic straight through to YWHW and Zaccheus–the tax collector who shimmied up the tree on Palm Sunday thinling get a good look at Jesus. Daily Meditations with Frederick Buechner. Easy read but meaty.

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