Item description for Jesus: A Gospel by Henri J. M. Nouwen & Michael O'Laughlin...
Overview Seamlessly woven from his many writings, Nouwen juxtaposes gospel texts with his own reflections on the life of Christ. Includes 12 illustrations by Rembrandt.
Publishers Description The beloved spiritual writer is our guide in this unique retelling of the Gospel. Seamlessly woven from his many writings, Nouwen's Jesus retraces the greatest story ever told from the Annunciation to the Resurrection. As Michael O'Laughlin notes, "Henri was a teacher, a man sent from God, and his ministry was to show people what God is doing in the world and how we might respond." In this beautiful book, in the company of a modern spiritual master, we rediscover the Gospel with new eyes.
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Studio: Orbis Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.4" Width: 7.7" Height: 0.7" Weight: 1.15 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2001
Publisher Orbis Books
ISBN 1570753849 ISBN13 9781570753848
Availability 0 units.
More About Henri J. M. Nouwen & Michael O'Laughlin
Henri J. M. Nouwen was a Catholic Priest who taught at several theological institutes and universities in his home country of the Netherlands and in the United States. He shared the final years of his life with people with mental and physical disablilities at L'Arche Daybreak Community in Toronto, Canada. He died in 1996. He authoried many books on the spiritual life including Reaching Out, The Wounded Healer, and The Return of the Prodigal Son.
Henri J. M. Nouwen was born in 1932 and died in 1996.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Jesus: A Gospel?
Another winner from Nouwen Apr 1, 2003
This beautiful book, illustrated with pictures from Rembrandt, is one Henri Nouwen would have written about Jesus himself, if he were still alive. Instead, editor Michael O'Laughlin gives us selected writings of Nouwen's that illustrate the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus, and how we can apply them to our daily lives. Nouwen's messages of love, self-sacrifice and servant-leadership come alive in these selections. Definitely worth it.
I do have to wonder, though, how many compilations of Nouwen's work can be put out before the effect is diluted. Those who are in charge of his estate may need to think about easing back on re-releasing his work, and let what he has stand on its own. Otherwise, it can get rather repetitious, as some of what was in this book I have read in other books already.