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Nouwen, Henri J. M.

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Works: 1,468 works in 3,951 publications in 15 languages and 52,892 library holdings
Genres: Meditations  Diaries  Autobiographies  Biographies  Personal narratives  Popular works  Prayers and devotions  Prayers  Essays  Religious materials 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Narrator, Author of introduction, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Other, Creator, Editor
Classifications: BX2350.2, 248.482
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Reaching out : the three movements of the spiritual life by Henri J. M Nouwen( Book )

33 editions published between 1970 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This specially bound edition of Reaching out commemorates the first 100,000 copies of this book sold
The wounded healer : ministry in contemporary society by Henri J. M Nouwen( Book )

50 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, Henri Nouwen combines creative case studies of ministry with stories from diverse cultures and religious traditions in preparing a new model for ministry. --amazon.com
The way of the heart : desert spirituality and contemporary ministry by Henri J. M Nouwen( Book )

47 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Since it was first published more than twenty years ago, The Way of the Heart has helped millions of men and women cast off the anger and greed that trouble the world - and find love, compassion, and peace in the heart of God. Inspired by the ancient teachings of St. Anthony and the Desert Fathers, The Way of the Heart clears before us a spiritual path consisting of three stepping-stones: Solitude (learning not to be alone but to be alone with God); Silence (the discipline by which the inner fire of God is tended and kept alive); and Prayer (standing in the presence of God with the mind in the heart). Distinguished theologian Henri Nouwen brilliantly illuminates each of these disciplines. In reflections that are beautifully clear and practical, as uplifting on the fourth reading as on the first, he helps us separate the wheat from the chaff in our spiritual lives - and reconnects us with what truly matters. Within this one small book lies the most relevant and inspiring challenge that we shall ever face: to surrender the compulsive noise of the world for the way of the heart that leads us to God."--Book description, Amazon.com
Aging by Henri J.M Nouwen( Book )

43 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 9 languages and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A photographic and spiritual essay on what aging can mean to all of us
Compassion, a reflection on the Christian life by Donald P McNeill( Book )

25 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A provocative essay that places compassion at the heart of Christian life as a counterbalance and a challenge to a world governed far too long by principles of power and destructive control. -- Amazon.com
With open hands by Henri J. M Nouwen( Book )

52 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With Open Hands, Henri Nouwen's first book on spirituality and a treasured introduction to prayer, has been a perennial favorite for over thirty years because it gently encourages an open, trusting stance toward God and offers insight to the components of prayer: silence, acceptance, hope, compassion, and prophetic criticism. Provocative questions invite reflection and self-awareness, while simple and beautiful prayers provide comfort, peace, and reassurance. With over half a million copies printed in seven languages, this spiritual classic has been reissued for a new generation with moving photography and a foreword by Sue Monk Kidd." --
Creative ministry by Henri J. M Nouwen( Book )

41 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In separate sections on each of the five areas which he considers the primary responsibilities of the priest and minister -- teaching, preaching, counseling, organizing and celebrating -- the author shows how these professional duties are inextricably tied to the minister's own spiritual life, and explains why they must be directed towards a creative dialogue between minister and parishoner if they are to be rewarding. For each of these functions, he maintains, become true ministry only when the priest moves beyond his professional role and leaves himself open, takes risks and, in the words of the Gospel, "lays down his life for his friends" in order to give new life
Making all things new : an invitation to the spiritual life by Henri J. M Nouwen( Book )

21 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Draws from Christian scripture to define "the spiritual life," and explains how to embark upon it
Seeds of hope : a Henri Nouwen reader by Henri J.M Nouwen( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and Finnish and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the name of Jesus : reflections on Christian leadership by Henri J. M Nouwen( Book )

29 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Name of Jesus is Henri Nouwen's bold, honest, and heartwarming message about Christian leadership. According to Nouwen, Christians mist give up their desire to be powerful and embrace authority based on prayer and forgiveness. His emphasis on a vigorous Jesus-centered life will be helpful to ministers in training and all those wanting to live with the integrity and compassion of Christ
Lifesigns : intimacy, fecundity, and ecstasy in Christian perspective by Henri J. M Nouwen( Book )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"You cannot read Lifesigns and not be moved. This book will undoubtedly find its place among the classics of twentieth-century literature."--Grand Rapids Press The inspirational writings of Henri Nouwen have touched millions of readers all over the world. Much beloved as a lecturer, spiritual guide, and especially as an author, he communicated a profound message of hope that finds great resonance in today's world. In his now classic work Lifesigns, he explores what he saw as three of the most vital aspects of his ministry. The first of these is the Gospel invitation to intimacy, which Nouwen describes as communion with God and relationship with others. The second is the call to fecundity, exhorting us to be open to a fruitful life of change and growth. And the third, the experience of ecstasy, extends the Gospel promise "that your joy may be full." Inspired by L'Arche, the worldwide network of communities where handicapped people and their assistants try to live together in the spirit of the Scriptures, Nouwen shows how these three elements offer the essential key to a life free from the domination of fear and filled instead with hope and love
Spiritual direction : wisdom for the long walk of faith by Henri J. M Nouwen( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... a posthumous book of spiritual direction by Henri Nouwen ... developed by the editors ... [from] many sermons, articles, journal records, class lecture notes, unpublished manuscripts, and published writings, and adapted ... for practical use."--Acknowledgments, p. [vii]
The living reminder : service and prayer in memory of Jesus Christ by Henri J. M Nouwen( Book )

23 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In three chapters the author formulates and answers a new and compelling question: Who am I as a living memory of God? The challenge to Christians is to become a living reminder of God. The way to meet this challenge is to seek a life in which personal prayer and service to others sustain and enrich one another. Addressed to all Christians who want to strengthen and deepen the meaning of their lives
A letter of consolation by Henri J. M Nouwen( Book )

21 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This personal and inspirational meditation is for 'all those who suffer the pain that death can bring and who search for new life.' With intelligence and sensitivity, Henri Nouwen reflects on the meaning of death and life in the context of faith, expesially as celebrated during Holy Week and Easter
Beyond the mirror : reflections on death and life by Henri J. M Nouwen( )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henri Nouwen's personal story of a near fatal accident and the resultant journey to the shadowland between life and death. He recounts the events and his state of mind leading up to the accident and recalls the emotions he felt when finding himself at death's portal
Out of solitude : three meditations on the Christian life by Henri J. M Nouwen( Book )

24 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the texts of three sermons on the Christian life, contemplating the balance between solitude and action
Clowning in Rome : reflections on solitude, celibacy, prayer, and contemplation by Henri J. M Nouwen( Book )

18 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The clowns remind us with a tear and a smile that we are sharing the same human weakness
A cry for mercy : prayers from the Genesee by Henri J. M Nouwen( Book )

25 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and Korean and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of prayers written during the author's six-month stay at a Trappist monistary in upstate New York in 1979
Adam : God's beloved by Henri J. M Nouwen( Book )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2022 in 5 languages and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The death of his friend Adam, a severely handicapped young man, spurred Henry Nouwen to write this book. He discovered that by reflecting on the story of this young man, he had found a way to describe his own understanding of the Gospel message. In "Adam", a book completed only weeks before his own death, Nouwen has left a fitting reflection of his own essential message and legacy
With burning hearts : a meditation on the eucharistic life by Henri J. M Nouwen( Book )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the "eucharistic" moment: the goal of thanksgiving, of giving thanks to the One who has made us whole." "From mourning to discernment, from invitation to intimacy, and finally 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
 
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The wounded healer : ministry in contemporary societyThe way of the heart : desert spirituality and contemporary ministryAgingCompassion, a reflection on the Christian lifeWith open handsCreative ministryMaking all things new : an invitation to the spiritual lifeSeeds of hope : a Henri Nouwen reader
Alternative Names
Henri J.M. Nouwen

Henri J. M. Nouwen niederländischer römisch-katholischer Priester, Theologe, Psychologe und Schriftsteller

Henri Jozef Machiel Nouwen

Henri Nouwen Dutch priest and writer

Henri Nouwen Dutch priest and writer (1932-1996)

Henri Nouwen nizozemski duhovnik, pesnik in pisatelj

Henri Nouwen presbitero e scrittore olandese

Henri Nouwen théologien néerlandais

Nouvens, Henrijs 1932-1996

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Nouwen, Harrie J.M. 1932-1996

Nouwen, Harry

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Nouwen Henri J.M.

Nouwen, Henri J.M. 1932-1996

Nouwen, Henri J. M. (Henri Josef Machiel), 1932-

Nouwen, Henri J.M. (Henri Joseph Machiel)

Nouwen, Henri Josef Machiel

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Nouwen, Henri Joseph Michiel

Nouwen, Henri Joseph Michiel 1932-1996

Nouwen , Henri Jozef Machiel

Nouwen, Henri Jozef Machiel 1932-1996

Nouwen, Henry J. M.

Nouwen, Henry J. M. 1932-1996

Nouwen, Henry Joseph Machiel

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나우웬, 헨리 1932-1996

나우웬, 헨리 J. M. 1932-1996

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뉴엔, H. 1932-1996

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ヌーウェン, H. J. M

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