The Return of the Prodigal Son Henri Nouwen
A Beloved Priest’s Last Great Spiritual Adventure - Who was Henri Nouwen? And why do we urgently need to hear his voice today? On The Return of the Prodigal Son, you will learn how a chance encounter with a painting by Rembrandt led this beloved Dutch priest and writer on the last great spiritual adventure of his life. Celebrated as the author of many books on contemporary spiritual life, Nouwen spent his final years ministering to handicapped adults before he died unexpectedly in 1996. In this rare archival session, Nouwen shows how, like the prodigal son, we find ourselves today in a "distant country" where we spend our lives searching for love where it can never be found. Nouwen explores the "mystery of homecoming," into the embrace of an all-loving, all-forgiving God who is both mother and father. Enriched with many stories from Nouwen’s remarkable life as a theologian, a peace-worker, a pastor, and a seeker.
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Tells how a chance meeting with a painting by Rembrandt led him to the last & greatest spiritual adventure of his lifeAbout the Author:
He was born in the Netherlands in 1932. An ordained priest and gifted teacher, he taught at several universities including Notre Dame, Harvard and Yale. He was a missionary in Peru. He died of a heart attack in 1996.
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Descrizione libro Doubleday, 1992. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110385418671
Descrizione libro Doubleday, 1992. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0385418671
Descrizione libro Doubleday Publishing, 1992. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0385418671