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With over a million copies sold, this classic work is essential reading for all who ask, “Where has my struggle led me?” 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. As Nouwen reflects on Rembrandt’s painting in light of his own life journey, he evokes a powerful drama of the classic parable in a rich, captivating way that is sure to reverberate in the hearts of readers. Nouwen probes the several movements of the parable: the younger son’s return, the father’s restoration of sonship, the elder son’s resentfulness, and the father’s compassion. The themes of homecoming, affirmation, and reconciliation will be newly discovered by all who have known loneliness, dejection, jealousy, or anger. The challenge to love as God loves, and to be loved as God’s beloved, will be seen as the ultimate revelation of the parable known to Christians throughout time, and is here represented with a vigor and power fresh for our times.

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Genre: Religion
Author: Henri J. M. Nouwen
Publisher: Image
Release: 2013-11-20
File: 160 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780804152129

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Inspired by Rembrandt's depiction of the gospel story, a Catholic priest reflects on homecoming, affirmation, reconciliation, and forgivness while probing the complexity of the father-son relationship

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Genre: Religion
Author: Henri J. M. Nouwen
Publisher: Image Books
Release: 1994
File: 151 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780385473071

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Genre: Prodigal son (Parable)
Author: Henri J. M. Nouwen
Publisher: St Pauls BYB
Release: 2002
File: 143 Pages
ISBN-13: 8171093639

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Author: André Gide
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Release: 1960
File: 40 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015005617405

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With a preface by James Martin, SJ. A specially-priced two-in-one omnibus gift edition of Henri Nouwen's bestselling The Return of the Prodigal Son and it's companion and prequel Home Tonight. In seizing the inspiration that came to him through Rembrandt's depiction of the powerful Gospel story "The Return of the Prodigal Son," Henri Nouwen probes several movements of the parable: the younger son's return, the father's restoration of sonship, the elder son's vengefulness, and the father's compassion. In his reflection on Rembrandt in light of his own life's journey, the author evokes a powerful drama of the parable in a rich, capativating way that is sure to reverberate in the hearts of readers. The themes of homecoming, affirmation, and reconciliation will be newly discovered by all who have known loneliness, dejection, jealousy, or anger. Coupled with the lectures that inspired the book and originally collected in Home Tonight, this special 2-in-1 omnibus will be the definitive edition of the spiritual classic.

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Genre: Religion
Author: Henri J. M. Nouwen
Publisher: Convergent Books
Release: 2016
File: 336 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780804189286

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Author: Gilbert L. Maldonado (Jr.)
Publisher:
Release: 2019
File: 841 Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:1107049046

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admonition to be charitable.

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Author: Barbara Joan Haeger
Publisher:
Release: 1983
File: 277 Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:21706281

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During his seven-month stay in a Trappist monastery, Henri Nouwen had a unique opportunity to explore crucial issues of the spiritual life and discover "a quiet stream underneath the fluctuating affirmations and rejections of my little world." Nouwen participated fully in the daily life of the Abbey of the Genesee in upstate New York -- in work and in prayer. From the early weeks in the abbey -- dominated by conflicting desires and concerns -- to the final days of Advent, when he finds a new sense of calm expectation, Nouwen never loses his critical honesty. Insightful, compassionate, often humorous, always realistic, The Genesee Diary is both an inspiration and a challenge to those who are in search of themselves. "The Genesee Diary beautifully lifts the heart and mind to God." --Christianity Today "This is an extraordinary account of a man seeking inner peace and total commitment to God... a fine portrait of cloistered life, a beautifully written account of one man's soul-searching." --Publisher's Weekly

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Genre: Religion
Author: Henri J.M. Nouwen
Publisher: Image
Release: 2013-11-20
File: 224 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780804152082

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Ruth Langan
Publisher: Silhouette
Release: 2002
File: 249 Pages
ISBN-13: 037327193X

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The New York Times bestselling author of the forthcoming God's Wisdom for Navigating Life uncovers the essential message of Jesus, locked inside his most familiar parable. Newsweek called renowned minister Timothy Keller "a C.S. Lewis for the twenty-first century" in a feature on his first book, The Reason for God. In that book, he offered a rational explanation of why we should believe in God. Now, in The Prodigal God, Keller takes his trademark intellectual approach to understanding Christianity and uses the parable of the prodigal son to reveal an unexpected message of hope and salvation. Within that parable Jesus reveals God's prodigal grace toward both the irreligious and the moralistic. This book will challenge both the devout and skeptics to see Christianity in a whole new way.

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Genre: Religion
Author: Timothy Keller
Publisher: Penguin
Release: 2008-10-30
File: 192 Pages
ISBN-13: 144063789X

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