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This is the published journal of Henri Nouwen written during a sabbatical between 1995 and 1996.  It was published posthumously as Nouwen died in September 1996 just as his sabbatical was ending.  The foreword is written by Sister Sue Mosteller, Henri Nouwen’s executrix. Mosteller edited the journal for publication after Nouwen’s death.

“Sabbatical Journey is utterly simple, outlining Henri’s thoughts and activities on the final lap of his journey home. His beliefs about the journey and the home are scattered thoughtout, witnessing to his life-long desire and struggle to live his vocation by his ever-growing, every-changing faith in God.  This testimony alone renders it a precious record.” (Sue Mosteller in the Introduction).

Themes: Spiritual Life, Friendship, Henri Nouwen, Prayer, Intimacy

Darton, Longman and Todd, 1997

Reviews for "Sabbatical Journey"

"It was very poignant reading Nouwen's thoughts throughout this his last year. I loved it, and I would recommend it to anyone who wants a peek into the unedited life and thoughts of a saint."
"I am so grateful for this book and for the life and writings of Henri Nouwen. The book has been a source of joy, comfort, and guidance."
"Worth re-reading. This is a spiritual treasure. Very thought provoking and prayer provoking. I cried, laughed, highlighted, and so loved this book."

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