The Clown in the Belfry

The Clown in the BelfryA collection of 14 eclectic pieces in which Buechner explores his iconoclastic views on faith and fiction, daily life, and what he believes God wishes the church to become.

“The Clown in the Belfry is an edifying and illuminating read. Turn your contemplation of it into a spiritual exercise, and you are bound to be surprised by joy.”–Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality & Practice

“Frederick Buechner is without question one of the truly great writers of the 20th century and into the present. He is already being mentioned in the category of C. S. Lewis and G. K. Chesterton.”–viaLibri

“Buechner defies the odds. His sermons read like wisdom literature.”–Jim Gordon