"Henri had a way of speaking to you that was at once impassioned, peacful, self-effacing, and utterly true to the human experience."--Richard Rohr
"Touching, inspirational, thought-provoking."--Senator Mark O. Hatfield
Gathers essential writings of the beloved spiritual writer and includes plus a moving biographical essay, "The Fire of the Beloved" by editor Robert Jonas, his friend and colleague. Readers who know and cherishHenri Nouwen as well as those just becoming familiar with his work will find this volume a gift to treasure--and to share.
Robert A. Jonas, fournd and director of The Empty Bell contemplative center in Massachusetts, is a psychotherapist, spiritual director, and retreat leader as well as author and musician. His books include the award-winning Rebecca: A Father's Journey from Grief to Gratitude (Crossroad) and The Essential Henri Nouwen (Shabhala).