Telling the Truth
The Gospel as Tragedy, Comedy, and Fairy Tale
By Frederick Buechner
(HarperOne, Hardcover, 9780060611569, 112pp.)
Publication Date: October 26, 1977
A fresh, creative look at the underlying meaning of the Gospels that stresses the many dimensions of God's relationship to humanity.
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 ABCs of Faith.