Frederick Buechner
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Frederick Buechner

Frederick Buechner (pronounced BEEK-ner) is an American writer and theologian. He is the author of thirty-six published books and has been an important source of inspiration and learning for many readers. His work encompasses many genres, including fiction, autobiography, essays, sermons, and other nonfiction. Buechner’s writing has often been praised for its ability to inspire readers to see the grace in their daily lives. He is best known for his novels, including 1981 Pulitzer Prize finalist Godric, his memoirs, including The Sacred Journey and Telling Secrets, and his more theologically-minded works, including Secrets in the Dark and Telling the Truth. Buechner has been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, and has been awarded eight honorary degrees from such institutions as Yale University and the Virginia Theological Seminary. In addition, Buechner has been the recipient of the O. Henry Award, the Rosenthal Award, the Christianity and Literature Belles Lettres Prize, and has been recognized by the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. He has been called a “major talent” by the New York Times, and “one of our most original storytellers” by USA Today. Two new Frederick Buechner books are available for purchase: A Crazy, Holy Grace: The Healing Power of Pain and Memory and The Remarkable Ordinary: How to Stop, Look, and Listen to Life. To learn more about Frederick Buechner and his works, visit www.frederickbuechner.com.
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