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Can You Drink the Cup?
     

Can You Drink the Cup?

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by Henri J. M. Nouwen, Ron Hansen
 

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The last book published before Henri Nouwen's death in 1996, Can You Drink the Cup? has been translated into ten languages and sold more than 140,000 copies. Exploring the deep spiritual impact of the question Jesus asked his friends James and John, Nouwen reflects upon the metaphor of the cup, using the images of holding, lifting, and drinking to

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The last book published before Henri Nouwen's death in 1996, Can You Drink the Cup? has been translated into ten languages and sold more than 140,000 copies. Exploring the deep spiritual impact of the question Jesus asked his friends James and John, Nouwen reflects upon the metaphor of the cup, using the images of holding, lifting, and drinking to articulate the basics of the spiritual life. Written with the profound insight and clarity characteristic of his numerous best-selling books, Nouwen's deeply perceptive exploration of Jesus' challenging question has the power to pierce your heart, expand your spiritual horizons, and radically change your life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594713101
Publisher:
Ave Maria Press
Publication date:
10/01/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
429,149
File size:
948 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.
Ron Hansen is an award-winning novelist whose works include Mariette in Ecstasy, The Wreck of the Deutschland, and most recently A Wild Surge of Guilty Passion.

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