Item description for Henri Nouwen: In My Own Words: In My Own Words (In My Own Words) by Henri J. M. Nouwen & Robert Durback...
Overview This thematic collection of memorable writings invites readers to share spiritual intimacy with this popular writer about such issues as prayer, depression, friendship and peace.
Publishers Description This is a thematic collection of memorable writings of Henri Nouwen inviting readers to share spiritual intimacy with this popular writer about prayer, depression, friendship, peace, and other topics. His works connect to or touch the lives of people in a language they can understand, and lead them to places where they need to be. Henri J. M. Nouwen, a Dutch Roman Catholic priest who died in 1996, was one of this century's most popular spiritual writers. His accounts of his experiences as a leader in the civil rights struggle of the 1960s and in the antinuclear movement are models of balance between the political and personal aspects of Christian faith.
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Studio: Liguori Publications
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 5.25" Height: 7" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date Sep 5, 2001
Publisher Liguori Publications
Series In My Own Words
ISBN 0764807803 ISBN13 9780764807800
Availability 0 units.
More About Henri J. M. Nouwen & Robert Durback
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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