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An ark for the poor : the story of l'Arche

Author: Jean Vanier
Publisher: Ottawa : Novalis, 1995.
Series: Arche collection.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"L'Arche communities welcome all persons, no matter what their weaknesses or handicaps. In this book, L'Arche's founder, Jean Vanie, tells the story of the community's first thirty years: its foundations and growth, its joys and sorrows. Rather than list dates and places, Vanier chronicles the transformation that occurs when the poorest and weakest among us find a haven of love and safety to carry them through the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Jean Vanier; Jean Vanier; Jean Vanier
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Vanier
ISBN: 2890887316 9782890887312 0225668041 9780225668049 0824515382 9780824515386
OCLC Number: 32546881
Notes: Issued also in French under title: L'histoire de l'Arche.
Description: 125 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Arche collection.
Responsibility: Jean Vanier.

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This work tells the story of L'Arche community's first 30 years; its foundation and growth, its joys and sorrows. The author (and founder) chronicles the transformation that occurs in members of the  Read more...

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