The Essential Henri Nouwen
Edited By: Robert A. Jonas
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Edited By: Robert A. Jonas
Random House / 2009 / Paperback

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Nouwen, one of our most popular modern spiritual writers, was a Dutch Catholic priest who abandoned a stellar academic career to work in a community for the mentally handicapped. Beset by personal demons, he made his struggles an open book, inviting readers to find happiness in their own brokenness and pain. 208 pages, softcover. Shambhala.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 208
Vendor: Random House
Publication Date: 2009
ISBN: 1590306643
ISBN-13: 9781590306642

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“We always have a choice to live the moment as a cause of resentment or as a cause for joy.”—Henri Nouwen (1932–1996)

The insights of Henri Nouwen have shown millions of people how to choose joy in any moment—even moments full of pain and brokenness.  Few spiritual writers have ever spoken so powerfully and directly to the heart as he did, in part because he compassionately bared his own soul and struggles to his readers, but also because he deeply understood that God can be discovered in every aspect of ourselves, even—almost especially—in the parts we find difficult to acknowledge.

This anthology of Nouwen’s teaching covers all his major themes—God, love, life, death, psychology, woundedness, healing, and social action—and is drawn from among his more than forty books. It’s the perfect, compact introduction to this brilliant and humble Catholic priest whom Christianity Today called “one of the world’s great spiritual writers.”

Author Bio

Robert A. Jonas, EdD, is founder and director of Empty Bell, a contemplative sanctuary and practice center in Northampton, Massachusetts, and he sits on the board of the Henri Nouwen Society.

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