More than three years prior to writing The Return of the Prodigal Son, Nouwen suffered a breakdown; it was followed by a time of healing when he encountered Rembrandt's famous painting. He reflected on, and identified with, each of the parable's characters, coming to embrace God's unconditional love. Unabridged
Home Tonight follows the path of Henri Nouwen’s spiritual homecoming. More than three years prior to writing his great classic, The Return of the Prodigal Son, Nouwen suffered a personal breakdown followed by a time of healing solitude when he encountered Rembrandt’s famous painting. Within his solitude he reflected on and identified with the parable’s characters and experienced profound and inspiring life lessons.