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The broken body

Author: Jean Vanier
Publisher: New York ; Mahwah, N.J. : Paulist Press, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How can we discover the sources of wholeness, healing and hope amidst a broken and suffering world? The author examines the roots of brokenness with the Jewish and Christian traditions and the meaning of the Good News of Jesus for rour twentieth-century world. The book is written for all who wish to follow Jesus on the path to wholeness. The author call the reader to come closer to people who suffer. He offers hope  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Meditations
Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Vanier
ISBN: 0809129795 9780809129799
OCLC Number: 17694012
Description: viii, [1], 145 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Our broken body --
God's unfolding plan --
Restoring the broken body to wholeness.
Responsibility: Jean Vanier.

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How can we discover the sources of wholeness, healing and hope amidst a broken and suffering world? The author examines the roots of brokenness with the Jewish and Christian traditions and the meaning of the Good News of Jesus for rour twentieth-century world. The book is written for all who wish to follow Jesus on the path to wholeness. The author call the reader to come closer to people who suffer. He offers hope and encouragement, and the assurance that peace and joy can be found but only by first accepting the reality of suffering and the cross in one's own life and in the lives of others.

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