Intimacy

Paperback | November 17, 2009

byHenri J. M. Nouwen

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“On the long road it’s good to have Nouwen and his divining rod. Deftly he bends toward the drop of spiritual wisdom caked in the most ordinary things.”
—Helen Prejean, C.S.J., author of Dead Man Walking<_o3a_p>

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In his classic work Intimacy, Henry J.M. Nouwen, one of the most beloved spiritual writers of the 20th century, explores the pathway to a more creative and fulfilling intimacy in our relationship with God. A wise and optimistic guide to the complexities and rewards of the fully developed inner life, Intimacy stands alongside The Wounded Healer, With Open Hands, Making All Things New, and Nouwen’s other notable works, as well as the writings of C.S. Lewis, Thomas Merton, and other influential Christian scholars and thinkers. <_o3a_p>

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One of the most basic of human needs is Intimacy. Writer and respected theologian Henri J.M. Nouwen answers the question, "How can I find a creative and fulfilling intimacy in my relationship with God and my fellow human beings?" in a thoughtful and open discussion. He focuses on issues such as the balance between intimacy and distance...

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“On the long road it’s good to have Nouwen and his divining rod. Deftly he bends toward the drop of spiritual wisdom caked in the most ordinary things.”—Helen Prejean, C.S.J., author of Dead Man Walking In his classic work Intimacy, Henry J.M. Nouwen, one of the most beloved spiritual writers of the 20th century, explores the pathway t...

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Henri J. M. Nouwen (1932-1996) is the author ofReaching Out,The Wounded Healer,Making All Things New,The Return of the Prodigal Son, and many other bestsellers. He taught at the universities of Harvard, Yale, and Notre Dame before becoming the senior pastor of L'Arche Daybreak in Toronto, Canada, a community where men and women with in...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.36 inPublished:November 17, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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One of the most basic of human needs is Intimacy. Writer and respected theologian Henri J.M. Nouwen answers the question, "How can I find a creative and fulfilling intimacy in my relationship with God and my fellow human beings?" in a thoughtful and open discussion. He focuses on issues such as the balance between intimacy and distance, problems in developing lasting and productive relationships, the connections between intimacy and sexuality as well as prayer and faith.

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“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.”