Much beloved as a lecturer, author, and spiritual guide, Nouwen communicated a message of hope that found resonance in today's world. Gathered in the pages is the revised and updated Seeds of Hope containing selections from the spectrum of Nouwen's work.
The inspirational writings of Henri Nouwen have touched millions of readers all over the world. With his death in September 1996 there was a tremendous outpouring of tribute to him and clear recognition of the importance of his writings. Much beloved as a lecturer, author, and spiritual guide--he brought a message of hope and healing which found resonance in today's world. In the inspiring pages of the revised edition of Seeds Of Hope--the original edition of which was released in 1989--are gathered selections from the full spectrum of his work. All of Nouwen's finest books are reflected here, including The Return of the Prodigal Son, The Wounded Healer, Reaching Out, The Way of the Heart, The Road to Daybreak, and The Inner Voice of Love.
Seeds of Hope is Nouwen's legacy to his readers, providing true comfort for the challenges of our lives and pointing the way to a new spirituality.
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 disabilities at the L'Arche-Daybreak Community in Toronto Canada. He wrote many books on the spiritual life, including Reaching Out and The Inner Voice of Love.
Robert Durback was a Trappist monk for over thirteen years, making his novitate at Gethsemeni Abbey and final vows at Mepkin Abbey in South Carolina. During a visit to Genesee Abbey in 1974 he met and became friends with Henri Nouwen. Encouraged and guided by Nouwen, Durback has sought in his writing to integrate the wisdom of the monastic tradition within contemporary daily life. He lives in Fairview Park, Ohio.
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