Love, Henri

Love, Henri

Letters on the Spiritual Life

Book - 2016
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Over the course of his life, Henri Nouwen wrote thousands of letters to friends, acquaintances, parishioners, students, and readers of his work all around the world. He corresponded in English, Dutch, German, French, and Spanish, and took great care to store and archive the letters decade after decade. He believed that a thoughtful letter written in love could truly change someone's life. Many people looked to Nouwen as a long distance spiritual advisor. Love, Henri consists of over a hundred letters that stretch from the earliest years of Henri's career up through his last 10 years at L'Arche Daybreak. Rich in spiritual insights the letters highlight a number themes that emerged in both Henri's work over the years, including vocation, solitude, prayer, suffering, and perseverance in difficult times. These deeply spiritual letters, sometimes poignant, sometimes funny, ulimately demonstrate the rich value of communicating with God through others.
Publisher: New York : Convergent, [2016]
Edition: First Edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781101906354
1101906359
Branch Call Number: 282.092 NOUWEN
Characteristics: xxiv, 351 pages ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Earnshaw, Gabrielle

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