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Welcome to the Buechner Institute

Programming 2014-2015

The Buechner Institute deeply mourns the loss of its director, W. Dale Brown. This year's programming will continue as scheduled to honor Dale's important vision.

You're most welcome at all our events.  Do join us. Full details here or visit our "Schedule" page. 

 

Buechner Institute Anniversary Lectureship:

Philip Yancey

February 7, 2015

1st Presbyterian Church, Bristol TN 

4 p.m.  On-stage Interview

5 p.m.  Reception 

7 p.m.  Lecture and Book signing 

All events FREE

Philip Yancey is editor-at-large for Christianity Today, a former editor and publisher, a journalist, and best-selling author. Yancey says that his books, which include Where Is God When it Hurts?, Disappointment With God, What’s So Amazing About Grace?, The Jesus I Never Knew, and many more, are for people “living on the borderlands of faith.” His work has sold more than 14 million copies since 1977. His books have been translated into 35 languages and have been distributed worldwide. Many of his titles have won prestigious awards, and his essays have appeared in Reader’s Digest, National Wildlife, Christian Century, and The Reformed Journal. A founding member of the Buechner Institute National Advisory Board and a friend of Frederick Buechner, Yancey will be interviewed on stage and deliver the annual Buechner lecture. He will sign books after his evening lecture (a limited number of books will be available for purchase).   

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