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Becoming Human

Becoming Human

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by Jean Vanier
     
 

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In this deeply compassionate work, Jean Vanier shares his profoundly humanvision for creating a common good that radically changes our communities, our relationships, and ourselves. He proposes that by opening ourselves to others, those we perceive as weak, different, or inferior, we can achieve true personal and societal freedom.

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In this deeply compassionate work, Jean Vanier shares his profoundly humanvision for creating a common good that radically changes our communities, our relationships, and ourselves. He proposes that by opening ourselves to others, those we perceive as weak, different, or inferior, we can achieve true personal and societal freedom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781616431853
Publisher:
PaulistPress
Publication date:
09/02/2008
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
450,997
File size:
185 KB

Meet the Author

Jean Vanier is the son of former governor general Georges Vanier, and founder of L'Arche, an international network of communities for people with developmental disabilities. He has written a number of books, including Becoming Human (the 1999 CBC Massey Lectures), Finding Peace, Made for Happiness, Encountering the Other, and Befriending the Stranger. Jean lives in Trosly-Breuil, France.

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