Jean Vanier – Introductory Reading Guide

September 9, 2016



Tomorrow (Sept. 10) is the birthday of Jean Vanier, the founder of the L’Arche communities.

To mark the occasion, we offer the following introductory reading guide to his most significant books.

We’ve ordered this list in the order that we think the books should be read, and offered a brief explanation of why each book was included. We’ve also included excerpts of most the books via Google Books.


2. From Brokenness to Community


If you want a taste of Vanier’s work on community, but don’t have the time to commit to reading Community and Growth, this little volume is a great place to start. And if you are a cheapskate, the regular price for the Kindle edition (in the USA) is $3.49… 



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