The Road to Daybreak: A Spiritual Journey

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Doubleday, 1988 - Religion - 228 pages
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A diary of Nouwen's one year spent at the L'Arche communities for mentally handicapped children and adults. He chronicles the everyday happenings, miniscule triumphs, and important changes brought about by the place and the people who daily challenged, taught, and inspired him.

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This is a beautiful personal journal of the Holy Spirit working in Henri Nouwen's life as his vocation is diverted from academia to the humble life in community with the mentally handicapped. Nouwen ... Read full review

Review: The Road to Daybreak: A Spiritual Journey

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This is a beautiful personal journal of the Holy Spirit working in Henri Nouwen's life as his vocation is diverted from academia to the humble life in community with the mentally handicapped. Nouwen ... Read full review

Contents

Prologue
1
Parents and Children
7
Following Jesus
15
Copyright

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About the author (1988)

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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