Now available in paperback--Henri Nouwen's meditation on the meaning of the Eucharist, illustrated with the art of Italian master Duccio di Buoninsegna.
"Nouwen's great gift is his honesty, never more touching than in With Burning Hearts."--America
In With Burning Hearts Henri Nouwen seeks a fuller understanding of the Eucharist through the story of the disciples on their way to Emmaus (Luke 24:13-35). Like these disciples we, too, come together in our brokenness before God, hear the Word and the profession of faith, and recognize Jesus in the breaking of the bread. From mourning to discernment, from invitation to intimacy, and from community to the charge to go forth and witness: With Burning Hearts calls us to experience all of this journey, to know that what we celebrate and what we are called to live are one and the same.
Henri Nouwen, who died in 1996, was a Dutch priest and pastor of the L'Arche Daybreak Community in Toronto, Canada. He remains one of the most popular and honored spiritual writers of our time. His many books include Gracias! A Latin American Journal, Walk with Jesus: Stations of the Cross, Peacework, Adam: God's Beloved, The Selfless Way of Christ, and Jesus: A Gospel.