Heart Speaks to Heart: Three Gospel Meditations on Jesus

Heart Speaks to Heart: Three Gospel Meditations on Jesus

by Henri J. M. Nouwen, Christopher de Vinck
     
 

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With a new foreword from friend and author Christopher de Vinck, Heart Speaks to Heart follows Henri Nouwen during a Holy Week retreat during which he desired to write about the Sacred Heart. As his words took shape, he instead spoke directly to the heart of Jesus. The resulting book shares Nouwen's view of his own faithful, but often painful, journey to the Lord. A

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With a new foreword from friend and author Christopher de Vinck, Heart Speaks to Heart follows Henri Nouwen during a Holy Week retreat during which he desired to write about the Sacred Heart. As his words took shape, he instead spoke directly to the heart of Jesus. The resulting book shares Nouwen's view of his own faithful, but often painful, journey to the Lord. A Prologue and Epilogue shares Nouwen's own account on the creation of this book, which was inspired by a friend's devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594714139
Publisher:
Ave Maria Press
Publication date:
03/01/2007
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
64
Sales rank:
935,591
File size:
656 KB

Meet the Author

Henri J. M. Nouwen is one of the most popular spiritual writers of our time. He wrote more than forty books, among them the bestselling Out of Solitude. He taught at the University of Notre Dame, as well as Yale and Harvard Universities. From 1986 until his death in 1996, he was part of the L’Arche Daybreak community in Toronto, where he shared his life with people with mental disabilities.
Christopher de Vinck is the author of many books, including Power of the Powerless: A Brother's Legacy of Love.

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