Synopses & Reviews
This memoir reflects on key moments of the author's early life, from childhood to his entering seminary, that reveal how God speaks to us in a variety of ways every moment of every day.
“A singularly graceful synthesis of memoir and theological explanation...Entrancing.” Washington Post Book World
“A candid self-portrait of a devout man.” Philadelphia Enquirer
“Tells the story of one persons journey into faith. In doing so, it nudges its readers to explore [their] own sacred journeys.” Sojourners
“Reveals the ultimate goodness of all things....A book filled with wonders.” Christian Century
“Journey on, Frederick Buechner. We need your stories to help us make sense of our own.” New Oxford Review
About the Author
Frederick Buechner is the popular author of such nonfiction titles as Telling the Truth, Wishful Thinking, and Peculiar Treasures. The New York Times Book Review described his recently published memoir, The Sacred Journey, as a "beautifully successful experiment." In addition to The Final Beast, which was originally published in 1965, Mr. Buechner is the author of ten other novels, including the bestselling A Long Day's Dying and, most recently, Godric. He makes his home in Rupert, Vermont.