Item description for The Heart of Henri Nouwen: His Words of Blessing by Henri J. M. Nouwen, Michael Christensen & Rebecca Laird...
Overview Henri J.M. Nouwen (1932-1996), the author of "Life of the Beloved" and "Return of the Prodigal Son," is considered one of the great spiritual writers. To commemorate the 70th anniversary of his birth, Crossroad is issuing this anthology of the best of Nouwen, along with insights from those who knew him.
Publishers Description To commemorate the 70th anniversary of Nouwen's birth, Crossroad issued this anthology of the best of Henri Nouwen from our list. This volume focuses on the three themes that were closest to his own heart: hope in suffering, a personal relationship with God, and living for others.
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Studio: The Crossroad Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.73" Width: 5.56" Height: 0.81" Weight: 0.67 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 2003
Publisher Crossroad General Interest
ISBN 082451985X ISBN13 9780824519858
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More About Henri J. M. Nouwen, Michael Christensen & Rebecca Laird
Henri J. M. Nouwen has found a wide receptive audience to his books on modern spirituality. He was a teacher of pastoral theology at Notre Dame, the Yale Divinity School and at Harvard University. He was also a frequent visitor and "family brother" at the Abbey of the Genesee in upstate New York. His many books include The Return of the Prodigal Son, Reaching Out, Clowning in Rome, With Open Hands, Making All Things New, Out of Solitude, and The Genesee Diary. He died in his native Netherlands in 1996.
Henri J. M. Nouwen was born in 1932 and died in 1996.
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Keep this book with you at all times! Aug 24, 2004
'The Heart of Henri Nouwen' is a wonderful little book. It's the kind of book that I keep with me every day. I read it as I would a meditation or a 'thoughts-in-solitude' type of text. For me, it is for reflection, soul-making, soul-mending, and very healing. It's 'spiritual' in the sense that it connects our normal living -- and its attendant emotions -- with purpose and with vision. It constantly reminds me, whatever my day is like, to look at the following question directly in the mirror: "What kind of a person do you want to be?" Tough question, but I cannot go through life without wanting integrity in my answer.