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Posthumous Compilation of Nouwen’s Writing based on a theme using Henri Nouwen’s published and unpublished writing, authorized by the Henri Nouwen Legacy Trust, copyright held by the Henri Nouwen Legacy Trust

Themes: Prayer, Spiritual Life, God

Edited by Wendy Greer, Crossroads, 1999

Praise for "The Only Necessary Thing"

"It's a great way to be introduced to Fr. Nouwen’s writing. Bite-sized chunks of text that got me thinking and praying."
"Nouwen has a way of speaking to the most broken parts of me, exposing them, and ultimately comforting me. Get your hands on every book you can by him, including this one!"
"Love this book! If you are a Nouwen fan, this is a must-read. All of his best writings on prayer. The excerpts are short and make great devotions."

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