Van Gogh, having started life as a missionary, never lost his spiritual vision even during his darkest hours. Edwards, quoting extensively from Vincent's letters, meditates on paintings of his father's Bible, empty shoes, the starry sky, wheatfield with crows, the eye with which God sees us, and more. 158 pages, softcover. Crossroad.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 200 Vendor: Crossroad Dimensions: 7.5 X 5.3 (inches)
ISBN: 0824521420 ISBN-13: 9780824521424 Availability: In Stock
This personal and reflective book is an exploration of Vincent Van Gogh as spiritual guide, specifically as the most important spiritual guide for great teachers such as Henri Nouwen. Topics include Van Gogh's life, Van Gogh's conversion from drawing to painting, and the evocative power of still life versus portrait. Package includes 10 drawings from Van Gogh and is designed for easy reading.