Now and Then: A Memoir of Vocation (Paperback)

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Now and Then: A Memoir of Vocation (Paperback)

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Spiritual and autobiographical reflections on the author's seminary days, early ministry, and writing career.

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.

Product Details ISBN: 9780060611828
ISBN-10: 0060611820
Publisher: HarperOne
Publication Date: October 11th, 1991
Pages: 128
Language: English

“Graceful in story and insights.” — Los Angeles Times

“Candid... wistful...breathtaking images.” — Christian Century

“Strikes to the heart…Unpreachy meditations on life and Christianity at its most profound.” — People

“Buechner writes better than almost anyone. This book and its companion, The Sacred Journey, reduce and clarify the who and what and why of his whole life to something not unlike the palm-sized egg of crystal. Deep within it, as we read, the sun shines and the constellations rove.” — James Merrill, author of Changing Light at Sandover

“Buechner is a worthy member of the great prose stylists: Pascal, Newman, and Merton, who have harnessed their art to a passionate religious faith.” — Louis Auchincloss, author of The Recor of Justin and The Romantic Egoists