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Henri Nouwen (1932–1996) was one of the most popular and influential spiritual thinkers of the twentieth century. Born in the Netherlands, Nouwen was ordained as a Catholic priest and trained as a psychologist. He spent much of his life in America, where he ministered and taught throughout the continent. His profound spiritual works, such as The Return of the Prodigal Son and Life of the Beloved,…

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In our society, we learn to hide our grief, to suppress our joy, to fight darkness with darkness. We are like Jesus’s generation, to whom he says “We played the pipe for you, and you did not dance; we sang a dirge, and you did not cry” (Luke 7:32). Now spiritual master Henri Nouwen helps you practice Christian healing through both suffering and joy. As you learn to embrace mourning as a means of h…

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The fact is, both Thomas Merton and Henri Nouwen have been profiled in great depth. What more can you expect to learn by studying them side-by-side? This series answers that question without hesitation: much more. Masterfully crafted by their biographer, this series folds Dr. Michael W. Higgins’s years of dedicated research, writing, and teaching into a single, spiritually edifying series. In twel…

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Society teaches us to define ourselves by the things we have: belongings, education, experiences. Our inner worth depends on our surroundings, and, as the Gospels say, we belong to the world. Spiritual master Henri Nouwen teaches you how to move beyond such traps and achieve a deeper sense of self. Nouwen draws upon his own experience of leaving a Harvard professorship to work with the disabled. H…

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From the bestselling author of The Return of the Prodigal Son, essential listening for Christians, Catholics, and all spiritual seekers. In a world where our minds are distracted by constant stimuli, it’s easy to lose our connection to God. Henri Nouwen was known for his keen ability to find spiritual clarity amid the chatter, a gift he shared throughout his life in his roles as a Catholic priest,…

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From the best-selling author of The Return of the Prodigal Son, essential listening for Christians, Catholics, and all spiritual seekers.We lead our spiritual lives in relationship with others. A faithful community gives us opportunities to worship, share burdens, offer forgiveness, and celebrate life. Wherever he went, Henri Nouwen created such communities, and within them, he offered spiritual d…

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You are no doubt familiar with beloved spiritual master Henri Nouwen, who published forty highly influential books during his lifetime. Now you can glean additional insights from three edifying Nouwen works published posthumously. Each session was carefully prepared by Dr. Michael Christensen, an award-winning professor of Christian ministry and practice, and Dr. Rebecca Laird, who was Nouwen’s st…

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Join one of the most influential spiritual writers of the twentieth century on the search for meaning. What does it really mean to live your life in the spirit of Jesus Christ? Tackle this question with Henri Nouwen (1932-1996), the author of such classics as The Return of the Prodigal Son and Life of the Beloved. Perhaps no twentieth-century spiritual thinker so profoundly captured the human expe…

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From the best-selling author of The Return of the Prodigal Son, essential listening for Catholics and all spiritual seekers. These meditations by beloved author Henri Nouwen invite you to follow the traditional Stations of the Cross through the passion and suffering of the world’s poor. Inspired by the drawings of Sr. Helen David, Nouwen sees in these images the ongoing passion of Christ. A peasan…

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