Our Greatest Gift: A Meditation on Dying and Caring

Paperback | September 22, 2009

byHenri J. M. Nouwen

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One of the best-loved spiritual writers of our time—an author ranked with C.S. Lewis and Thomas Merton—Henry J.M. Nowuen, takes a moving, personal look at human mortality in Our Greatest Gift. A meditation on dying and caring, Our Greatest Gift gently and eloquently reveals the gifts that the living and dying can give to one another. The beloved bestselling author of With Open Hands, The Wounded Healer, and Making All Things New shares his own experiences with aging, loss, grief, and fear in this important and life-altering work.<_o3a_p>

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One of the best-loved spiritual writers of our time—an author ranked with C.S. Lewis and Thomas Merton—Henry J.M. Nowuen, takes a moving, personal look at human mortality in Our Greatest Gift. A meditation on dying and caring, Our Greatest Gift gently and eloquently reveals the gifts that the living and dying can give to one another. T...

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One of the best-loved spiritual writers of our time takes a moving, personal look at human mortality Henri Nouwen shares his own experiences with aging, loss, grief, and fear, gently and eloquently revealing the gifts that the living and dying can give to one another.

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:128 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.29 inPublished:September 22, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061800260

ISBN - 13:9780061800269

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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.”