Item description for Enough Room for Joy: The Early Days of Jean Vanier's L'Arche by S.J. Bill Clarke & Jean Vanier...
Overview This firsthand account details the life of Jean Vanier and his L'Arche movement-a revolutionary experience of living in community that started in 1964. It came to be known as a diverse place of refuge that gave its inhabitants hope. Today, L'Arche is a worldwide movement with over 130 communities in 30 countries.
Publishers Description This firsthand account details the life of Jean Vanier and his L'Arche movement--a revolutionary group of disabled and nondisabled individuals that started in 1964. L'Arche (French for Noah's Ark) welcomed men and women with developmental disabilities and young assistants from countries all over the world to live together as communities. It came to be known as a diverse place of refuge that gave its inhabitants hope. Today, L'Arche is a worldwide movement with 130 communities in 30 countries, more than 15 of them in the United States. This fully revised and updated edition of the inspirational classic continues to encourage readers with its personal story of Vanier and the original inhabitants of L'Arche.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.44" Width: 6.3" Height: 0.41" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2007
ISBN 193334606X ISBN13 9781933346069
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More About S.J. Bill Clarke & Jean Vanier
Bill Clarke is a Jesuit priest and has served as the pastoral minister to the International Council of L'Arche for several years. He works and lives at the Ignatius Jesuit Centre in Guelph, Ontario.
Bill Clarke currently resides in Altamount, in the state of New York.