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magnificent defeat.

Frederick Buechner

magnificent defeat.

by Frederick Buechner

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Published by Chatto & Windus .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published Seabury P.,1966.

The Physical Object
Pagination144p.,22cm
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21636562M

  Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Jay Bennett - The Magnificent Defeat at Discogs. Complete your Jay Bennett collection/5(8).   The Magnificent Defeat is a collection of some of Frederick Buechner’s greatest sermonic moments. He offers his readers prose so beautiful and well thought out that it reads like candy to the ear. As sweet as the messages are to the eyes and the ears they remain profoundly challenging for any who has hears to hear.

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"The Remarkable Ordinary is remarkable - but far from ordinary. Fans of Frederick Buechner have wondered for a decade if there would be anything new from Buechner, following ’s The Yellow book’s subtitle is How to Stop, Look, and Listen to Life, and in these pages Buechner expands the theme of “listening to your life” that has made him so beloved. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of The Magnificent Defeat on Discogs.


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Written simply and directly (their original audience was a group of students at the private school where the author was a minister), Buechner delves into topics ranging from Jacob's wrestling with the angel (this is the "magnificent defeat" of the title) Cited by: 4.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 22 cm: Contents: The challenge to surrender. The magnificent defeat ; In the beginning ; The power of God and the power of man ; The two battles ; Message in the stars ; Journey in search of a soul --The triumph of annunciation ; The birth ; The end is life ; The road to Emmaus ; The.

In The Magnificent Defeat, Frederick Buechner examines what it means to follow Christ, the lessons of Christmas and Easter, the miracles of grace, and "the magnificent defeat" of the human soul of God.

The Magnificent Defeat Quotes Showing of 24 “The love for equals is a human thing--of friend for friend, brother for brother. It is to love what is loving and by: 4. He is best known for his novels, including A Long Day's Dying, The Book of Bebb, Godric (a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize), and Brendan, his memoirs, including Telling Secrets and The Sacred Journey, and his more theological works, including Secrets in the Dark, The Magnificent Defeat, and Telling the : Novel, short story, essay, sermon, autobiography, historical fiction.

1: The challenge to surrender --The magnificent defeat --In the beginning --The power of God and the power of man --The two battles --Message in the stars --Journey in search of a soul --Pt.

2: The triumph of love --The annunciation --The birth --The end is life --The road to Emmaus --The tiger --Follow me --The me in Thee --Pt. 3: The. The Magnificent Defeat is broken down into 3 parts. I - The Challenge to Surrender, II - The Triumph of Love, III - The Mystery and Miracle of Grace.

Each essay starts with a quote from scripture and then continues on with Buechners typical introspective point of view on the life of Christ, and in turn our own life as a result. /5(24). The Magnificent Defeat is broken down into 3 parts.

I - The Challenge to Surrender, II - The Triumph of Love, III - The Mystery and Miracle of Grace. Each essay starts with a quote from scripture and then continues on with Buechners typical introspective point of view on the life of Christ, and in turn our own life as a by: 4. Today we present Buechner's classic sermon "The Magnificent Defeat" which was originally published in the book The Magnificent Defeat and later in Secrets in the Dark.

The Magnificent Defeat. The same night he arose and took his two wives, his two maids, and his eleven children, and crossed the ford of the Jabbok. In The Magnificent Defeat, Frederick Buechner examines what it means to follow Christ, the lessons of Christmas and Easter, the miracles of grace, and' the magnificent defeat' of the human soul by God.

About the Author. Frederick Buechner, author of more than thirty works of fiction and nonfiction, is an ordained Presbyterian minister/5(20). The Magnificent Defeat is broken down into 3 parts. I - The Challenge to Surrender, II - The Triumph of Love, III - The Mystery and Miracle of Grace.

Each essay starts with a quote from scripture and then continues on with the life of Christ, and in turn our own life as a result.4/5(3).

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Out of the deep of the night a stranger leaps. He hurls himself at Jacob, and they fall to the ground, their bodies lashing through the darkness.

It is terrible enough not to see the attacker's face, and his strength is more terrible still, the.