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By describing, analyzing, and synthesizing Nouwen's writings, the author shows how Nouwen's integrative pursuit of the spiritual life and its formation---one that weaves spirituality with psychology, ministry, and theology in a seamless fashion---is both fueled and tempered by his own experience of imperfection. Henri Nouwen: A Spirituality of Imperfection vividly portrays a counterintuitive and countercultural "brand" of spirituality in which the journey to perfection is through the sobering realities of imperfection.
Wil Hernandez, PhD, works for The Leadership Institute in Southern California in partnership with the Denver-based Spiritual Formation Alliance. He also serves as the Director of Community Formation at Evergreen Baptist Church of L.A. In addition, he teaches a course on the spirituality of Henri Nouwen at Fuller Theological Seminary and at the Center for Religion and Spirituality at Loyola Marymount University.
Number of Pages: 176
Vendor: Paulist Press
Publication Date: 2006
|Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)|
Availability: In Stock
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Lindsay MitchellNew JerseyAge: Over 65Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Excellent...a book every adult should readNovember 1, 2013Lindsay MitchellNew JerseyAge: Over 65Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Any book by or about the writings of Henri Nouwen is a gem. I have many that he wrote before his untimely death.