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Our Greatest Gift

By Henri J. M. Nouwen

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The late Henri Nouwen was one of the greatest spiritual writers of the twentieth century, and this is his profound reflection on death and dying.

Our Greatest Gift is a meditation on dying. Dying and death can often bring fear. But the experience of dying and caring for the dying can become the deepest experience of love. Nouwen encourages us to ask: 'How can my death become fruitful in the lives of others?' Ultimately, it is the greatest gift we have to offer.

Biographical Notes

Henri Nouwen (1932-1996) is widely recognised as one of the most influential spiritual writers of the twentieth century. A Dutch-born Catholic priest, professor and pastor, he gained international renown as the author of over forty books on the spiritual life, including such classics as The Wounded Healer, The Inner Voice of Love, The Return of the Prodigal Son, and Life of the Beloved. Nouwen's books have been translated into more than thirty languages and have sold upwards of seven million copies worldwide, resonating with people across the religious, spiritual, cultural and political spectrum. Since his death in 1996, ever-increasing numbers of readers, writers, teachers, and seekers have been guided by his literary legacy.

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  • ISBN: 9781473636767
  • Publication date: 25 Aug 2016
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