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Overview Henri Nouwen (1932-96) was one of the most popular yet profound spiritual writers of our time. A priest, psychologist, and famed professor, Nouwen struggled to reconcile the paradoxes inherent in life and the Christian faith. This book touches upon the themes that defined his life: prayer, solitude, community, and the unlimited love of God.
Publishers Description NEW PAPERBACK EDITION Henri Nouwen (1932-96) was one of the most popular and profound spiritual writers of our time. A priest, psychologist and famed professor, Nouwen struggled to reconcile the paradoxes inherent in life and the Christian faith. This book touches upon the themes that defined his life: prayer, solitude, community and the unlimited love of God. A Servant Book.
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Studio: Servant Publications
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.48" Width: 5.28" Height: 0.39" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2005
Publisher Servant Publications
ISBN 0867166746 ISBN13 9780867166743
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More About Henri J. M. Nouwen & Evelyn Bence
Donald McNeill is a priest of the Congregation of Holy Cross. Don taught theology and developed service learning programs at the University of Notre Dame for three decades where he helped found the Center for Social Concerns. He is currently a Senior Fellow living and ministering in Chicago with the Metropolitan Chicago initiative of Notre Dame's Institute for Latino Studies. Douglas A. Morrison is a priest of the Archdiocese of Hatford whose background includes parish, hospital and pastoral conseling ministries as well as college and university teaching and administration. He is presently Deputy Director and CEO of Unity Health Care, Inc., whose mission is to provide health and human services to the homeless and underserved in Washington D.C. Henri Nouwen was a priest of the Archdiocese of Utrecht, the Netherlands. Since his death in 1996, ever-increasing numbers of readers, writers, teachers, and seekers have been guided by his literary legacy. Henri taught at the University of Notre Dame, and the Divinity Schools of Yale and Harvard. In 1986 Nouwen came to make his home at L'Arche Daybreak near Toronto, Canada. He died suddenly on September 21, 1996. in Holland and is buried in King City, Ontario. Joel Filartiga, a medical doctor in Paraguay, drew the illustrations for this book in memory of his seventeen-year-old son, Joelito, who was tortured to death by a police squad in 1976.
Henri J. M. Nouwen was born in 1932 and died in 1996.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Mornings with Henri J.M. Nouwen: Readings and Reflections?
A perfect start to any morning Jul 27, 2007
This is a great way to start your mornings, a cup of coffee, a breakfast roll and a tidbit from Henry. A great addition to any devotional life!
Mornings with Henri J. M. Nouwen Nov 21, 2006
A wonderful collection of short readings to give pause for thought each day.A good introduction to Henri Nouwen's writing style, and a look at his heart.
Reflections for Everyman Apr 3, 2005
Here's Henri Nouwen, wishing he'd memorized more prayers: "I fear that in crisis situations I will have to depend on my own unredeemed ramblings and not have the Word of God to guide me." This admission reveals Nouwen, a revered spiritual teacher, to be accessible to the ordinary seeker. And the fact that this quote is taken from a reflection called "The Value of Memorized Prayers" further shows Nouwen as one open to all avenues toward holiness. The 112 single-page reflections in this work, chosen from Nouwen's writings on prayer, solitude, and community, are sure to inspire and encourage all who reflect on them. As a bonus, the book is sized to fit in pocket or purse and includes charming photos of Nouwen. Faith-sharing groups could turn to any page for a discussion starter.
Among the Most Inspired Catholic Writers of the 20th Century Dec 19, 2004
Henri Nouwen, in my opinion, will be considered one of the most inspired Catholic writers of the 20th Century. Nouwen wrote from his lived experience of being human and yet, finding himself always on a quest for a closer union with God.
With Thomas Merton, Dorothy Day, and Mother Teresa, Nouwen will in time be considered one of the luminary spiritual writers of the last century.
Mornings With Henri Nouwen is just a series of very brief reflections that can be used to start one's day. I really like these types of books and tend to leave them in different places around my house so that I will come across different ones at different times of the day.
The topics covered weave Nouwen's writings into them and are truly good thoughts to consider at the start of the day.
Highly recommended for a spiritual focal point to start the day with. James J. Maloney Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
Great inspirational Book Apr 26, 2000
Henri Nouwen gives us all a wonderful way to start each day! His inspirational and thought provoking views of life, both practical and spiritual, are just right for any Christian. Although Nouwen was Roman Catholic, his writings provide "soul food" for anyone looking for something more from day to day life. I would recommend this lovely little book to all.