A Letter of Consolation by Henri J. M. NouwenA Letter of Consolation by Henri J. M. Nouwen

A Letter of Consolation

byHenri J. M. Nouwen

Paperback | January 15, 1999

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Finding Faith in a Time of Sorrow

Beloved author Henri Nouwen reflects on the spiritual significance of death and life in this moving meditation dedicated to "all those who suffer the pain that death can bring and who search for new life."

Henri J. M. Nouwen (1932?1996) is the author of With Open Hands, Reaching Out, The Wounded Healer, Making All Things New, and many other bestsellers. He was the senior pastor of L'Arche Daybreak in Toronto, Canada, a community where mentally disabled men and women and their assistants create a home together.
Title:A Letter of ConsolationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.22 inPublished:January 15, 1999Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060663146

ISBN - 13:9780060663148


From Our Editors

In this poignant letter to his father, Henri J. M. Nouwen grapples with the painful issue of death. Written after the death of his mother, A Letter of Consolation is a beautiful and inspiring volume that contemplates living and dying and offers Christians comfort and support. Nouwen is the author of the popular spirituality books Bread for the Journey, The Wounded Healer and In Memoriam.

Editorial Reviews

“On the long road it’s good to have Nouwen and his diving rod. Deftly he bends toward the drop of spiritual wisdom caked in the most ordinary things.”