THE RETURN OF THE PRODIGAL SON HENRI NOUWEN PDF
6 Aug For August, the Book Club considers Henri Nouwen’s book: The Return of the Prodigal Son: A Story of Homecoming. It is a slim volume. When Henri Nouwen stumbled across a poster of Rembrandt’s Return of the Prodigal Son he began a spiritual journey that would help him understand the. 7 Sep Henri Nouwen’s The Return of the Prodigal Son: A Story of Homecoming is an extended reflection on Jesus’ parable of the Prodigal Son as.
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A Story of Homecoming 4. That doesn’t happen often, if at all, for me while reading a book.
Today I see it as my call to help every person claim his or her own way to God. There are three sections, each dealing with one of the brothers or the father.
A lot to chew on with this elegant and short reflection on both Jesus’ parable and Rembrandt’s painting of the return of the prodigal son. Rembrandt’s life was discussed as well, about which I knew some but certainly not all that was provided by the author of the book. Paperback Number of Pages: I recommend this book highly.
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Mar 16, Longfellow rated it it was amazing Shelves: The book is divided into three parts; the younger son, the elder son, and the father. The bestselling Henri Nouwen title of all time! Jun 27, Andy Flintoff rated it it was amazing. NouwenThe Return of the Prodigal Hnri The final section of the book, on the Father, is where Nouwen’s faulty view of God became most apparent and the entire prodigwl fell apart.
The Return of the Prodigal Son: A Story of Homecoming
Whenever I express my complaints in the hope of evoking pity and receiving the satisfaction I so much desire, the result is always the opposite nouwenn what I tried to get. Dec 20, Coleen hhe it it was amazing. They deny loudly that love is a totally free gift. And truthfully, this reader was also compelled to do a great deal of pondering! Most people know that they have rebellious patterns in their life and feel like a prodigal child at the return of the prodigal son henri nouwen.
He goes on to share how each of us will e A wonderful journey through a parable that is changing my life! It is pure grace and gift, whether it is from God, parents, spouse, sibling or child or from me. Jan 15, Marcella rated it it was amazing.
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Hwnri find myself too just staring and meditating on particular aspects of the picture. Nouwen exalts in the goodness and love of the Father.
The Return of the Prodigal Son will transform your reading of the parable and the way you understand your life story. I must become like the father.
Jan 02, James rated it it was amazing Shelves: The themes of homecoming, affirmation, and reconciliation will be newly discovered by all who have known loneliness, dejection, jealousy, or anger. It is then that I might or I can pordigal hear His voice, ever so faintly. I wish for one day that I could crawl into Henri Nouwen’s head and experience God as rsturn does. Jan 09, Jacob Knepper rated it it was amazing Shelves: Nouwen looks at this familiar Bible prodiggal through the eyes of the prodigal, the “good” son, and the father.
In these days of increasing addictions, we have wandered far away from our Father’s home. His has been a long the return of the prodigal son henri nouwen journey.
I believe Nouwen holds to the first view, that our worth is something given by God because of his first love for us.