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Adam : God's beloved

Author: Henri J M Nouwen
Publisher: Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Adam Arnett; Adam Arnett
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henri J M Nouwen
ISBN: 1570751331 9781570751332 1570759944 9781570759949
OCLC Number: 37432875
Description: 128 pages : portrait ; 22 cm
Contents: Adam's hidden life --
Adam's desert --
Adam's public life --
Adam's way --
Adam's passion --
Adam's death --
Adam's wake and burial --
Adam's resurrection --
Adam's spirit --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Henri J.M. Nouwen.

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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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