Peacework: Prayer, Resistance, Community

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Orbis Books, Jan 1, 2005 - Political Science - 127 pages
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Here, for the first time in print, the beloved spiritual writer shows how every Christian can embrace Jesus' call to be peacemakers and to build communities in which love: forgiveness, and compassion bind us all together with a wounded world.

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User Review  - Deborah - Goodreads

In this book, Nouwen recounts his time at L'Arche as an experiment in peacebuilding and offers helpful advice to Christians who wish to spread the Gospel of Peace and Love. Nouwen does not discuss in ... Read full review

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User Review  - Trish - Goodreads

Four stars because of several great nuggets of wisdom and insight found in the book. Almost gave it three stars because it was hard to identify with the repeated references to nuclear war that Nouwen ... Read full review

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Contents

Foreword by John Dear
7
Introduction i
15
Prayer
25
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

He was born in the Netherlands in 1932. An ordained priest and gifted teacher, he taught at several universities including Notre Dame, Harvard and Yale. He was a missionary in Peru. He died of a heart attack in 1996.

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