More About this Book

This is a very short book that recounts the illness and death of Nouwen’s mother.  It is a deeply personal book relaying the deep bond he has with his mother as well as a treatise on death as seen from the perspective of Jesus’ suffering.

Themes: Death and Dying, Love, Suffering, Jesus

Ave Maria Press, 1980

Praise for "In Memoriam"

"This short, but beautiful book deals with grief of a loved one. Nouwen's words & reflections touched me deeply after the death of my beloved husband."
"This short book provides insight into one person's grief and offers points of reflection for others who are grieving the death of a loved one."
"His words are very vulnerable and helpful and practical. An excellent book by someone who has experienced and understands grief."

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