Frederick Buechner

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Frederick Buechner, Foto von Carl van Vechten, 1950

Carl Frederick Buechner (* 11. Juli 1926 in New York City) ist ein amerikanischer Autor und Theologe. Er schrieb 30 Bücher in verschiedenen Bereichen.[1] An der Lawrenceville School lehrte er Kreatives Schreiben.

Werke[Bearbeiten]

  • Bred In The Bone: An Anthology. 1945.
  • A Long Day's Dying. 1950.
  • The Seasons' Difference. 1952.
  • The Return of Ansel Gibbs. 1958.
  • The Final Beast. 1965.
  • The Magnificent Defeat. 1966.
  • The Hungering Dark. 1968.
  • The Entrance to Porlock. 1970.
  • The Alphabet of Grace. 1970.
  • Lion Country. 1971.
  • Open Heart. 1972.
  • Wishful Thinking: A Theological ABC. 1973.
  • Love Feast. 1974.
  • Faces of Jesus: A Life Story. 1974.
  • Treasure Hunt. 1977.
  • Telling the Truth: The Gospel As Tragedy, Comedy, and Fairy Tale. 1977.
  • Peculiar Treasures: A Biblical Who's Who. 1979.
  • The Book of Bebb. 1979.
  • Godric. 1980.
  • The Sacred Journey. 1982.
  • Now and Then: A Memoir of Vocation. 1983.
  • A Room Called Remember. 1984.
  • Brendan. 1987.
  • Whistling in the Dark: An ABC Theologized. 1988.
  • The Wizard's Tide. 1990 (später wiederveröffentlicht als The Christmas Tide: A Story. 2005).
  • Telling Secrets, a Memoir. 1991.
  • The Clown in the Belfry: Writings on Faith and Fiction. 1992.
  • Listening to Your Life: Daily Meditations with Frederick Buechner. 1992.
  • The Son of Laughter. 1993.
  • The Longing for Home: Recollections and Reflections. 1996.
  • On the Road With the Archangel. 1997.
  • The Storm. 1998.
  • The Eyes of the Heart: A Memoir of the Lost and Found. 1999.
  • Speak What We Feel (Not What We Ought to Say): Reflections on Literature and Faith. 2004.
  • Beyond Words: Daily Readings in the ABC's of Faith. 2004.
  • The Christmas Tide: A Story. 2005 (zuvor veröffentlicht als The Wizard's Tide. 1990).
  • Secrets in the Dark: A Life in Sermons. 2006, ISBN 978-0-06-084248-2.
  • The Yellow Leaves: A Miscellany. 2008, ISBN 978-0-664-23276-4.

Literatur[Bearbeiten]

  • Marie-Helene Davies. Laughter in a German Town: The Works of Frederick Buechner 1970–1980. 1983.
  • Marjorie Casebriar McCoy. Frederick Buechner: Novelist and Theologian of the Lost and Found. 1988.
  • Victoria S. Allen. Listening to Life: Psychology and Spirituality in the Writings of Frederick Buechner. 2002.
  • Dale Brown. The Book of Buechner: A Journey Through His Writings. 2006.

Weblinks[Bearbeiten]

Einzelnachweise[Bearbeiten]

  1. Buechner Institute Biography