Adam: God's Beloved

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Darton, Longman & Todd, 1997 - Catholics - 114 pages
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The death of his friend Adam, a severely handicapped young man, spurred Henry Nouwen to write this book. He discovered that by reflecting on the story of this young man, he had found a way to describe his own understanding of the Gospel message. In "Adam", a book completed only weeks before his own death, Nouwen has left a fitting reflection of his own essential message and legacy.

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User Review  - ElOsoBlanco - LibraryThing

Nouwen's story did well to illustrate the ways in which we often fail to recognize our worth as beloved children of God, and the ways in which the severely handicapped Adam showed him that. Adam ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kathryn - Goodreads

One of the most important book I have read. One needs to read it 2 or 3 times in order to understand the full message. Read full review

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About the author (1997)

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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