This week marked the 20th Anniversary of the death of Henri Nouwen (Sept. 20).
In remembrance of his life, we have picked a few of the many Henri Nouwen books as a sort of introductory reading guide.
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Our Guide to Henri Nouwen Books –
3. The Wounded Healer: Ministry in Contemporary Society
This is a book that every pastor should read. Weaving keen cultural analysis with his psychological and religious insights, Nouwen has come up with a balanced and creative theology of service that begins with the realization of fundamental woundedness in human nature. Emphasizing that which is in humanity common to both minister and believer, this woundedness can serve as a source of strength and healing when counseling others.
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Reading for the Common Good
From ERB Editor Christopher Smith
"This book will inspire, motivate and challenge anyone who cares a whit about the written word, the world of ideas, the shape of our communities and the life of the church."
-Karen Swallow Prior
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