The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Fifty years of Buechner

He teaches us how to 'see' truth

It’s difficult to believe that Frederick Buechner is nearly 80. This well-known author and Presbyterian minister has published more than 30 books.

To each new generation, his work is a revelation. Some meet him through his novels; others through his nonfiction writing.

Perhaps the full range of Buechner’s imagination is most dramatic in his sermons. HarperSanFrancisco just released Secrets in the Dark: A Life in Sermons, a combination of author favorites that have appeared elsewhere and others previously unpublished. They appear in chronological order.

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