Frederick Buechner

Frederick Buechner is an ordained Presbyterian minister and theologian, and the acclaimed author of more than thirty works of fiction and non-fiction, including Lion Country, Godric, and The Eyes of the Heart: A Memoir of the Lost and Found. He completed his B.A. from Princeton University in 1947 and published his first novel, A Long Day's Dying, in 1950.


Volume 43

Guests on Volume 43: Jedediah Purdy, on the ironic mood and its effect on public life; Lendol Calder, on the cultural significance of consumer credit; John Nelson, on Soli Deo Gloria, commissioning sacred classical works; George Arasimowicz, on crafting a tone poem about the life of Peter; James Calvin Schaap, on writing and the challenge to piety; Frederick Buechner, on the ministry of memoirs and the importance of remembering; Kay Hymowitz, on mistaken ideas of adulthood and childhood; and Calvin Stapert, on My Only Comfort: Death, Deliverance, and Discipleship in the Music of Bach.