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Peculiar Treasures: A Biblical Whos Who Frederick Buechner

Peculiar Treasures: A Biblical Whos Who

Frederick Buechner

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ISBN : 9780060611576
Hardcover
182 pages
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In this second book of his popular lexical trilogy, Frederick Buechner profiles more than 125 of the Bibles most holy and profane people -- and one whale. In his lively and witty prose, Buechner brings to life such moments from scripture as:AdamsMoreIn this second book of his popular lexical trilogy, Frederick Buechner profiles more than 125 of the Bibles most holy and profane people -- and one whale. In his lively and witty prose, Buechner brings to life such moments from scripture as:Adams pangs of regret for a remembered EdenDelilahs last glimpse of Samson as they dragged him awayLazaruss first impressions upon rising from the deadTo read Peculiar Treasures is to realize that many of these legendary figures are not who we thought they were. But they are -- in their human dreams,ambitions, and imperfections -- very much like us.