Explore the literary legacy of one of the most influential spiritual writers of our generation.
During his lifetime, Henri Nouwen wrote thirty-nine books which sold over one million copies. Today, book sales have surpassed seven million copies in more than thirty-fivelanguages. Books drawn from his unpublished writing and other sources continue to be published. With his great honesty and vulnerability about his own experience of God and the spiritual life, his books continue to resonate today.
“Timeless wisdom for life from one of the great spiritual masters of our age.”
Friend and colleague Carolyn Whitney-Brown presents Henri Nouwen's unpublished trapeze writings framed by the true story of his rescue by paramedics through a hotel window during his first heart attack. Light-hearted and insightful, this captivating story reveals Nouwen as a joyful spiritual risk taker. It invites us all to let go, even when we are afraid of falling.
A chance encounter with a reproduction of Rembrandt’s The Return of the Prodigal Son catapulted Henri Nouwen on an unforgettable spiritual adventure. Here he shares the deeply personal and resonant meditation that led him to discover the place within where God has chosen to dwell. With over a million copies sold, this classic work is essential reading for all who ask, “Where has my struggle led me?”
A loving and searingly insightful vision of Christian leadership, this bestseller inspires us to put aside our desire to be powerful and relevant and to stand simply in our unadorned, vulnerable selves, open to giving and receiving love.