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Flowers from the ark : true stories from the homes of l'Arche

Author: Christella Buser
Publisher: New York : Paulist Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Flowers from the Ark is a book of delight, joy and wisdom. It gathers stories from the homes of L'Arche - the worldwide ministry for developmentally disabled adults founded by Jean Vanier. Here people, both disabled and abled, make community. As they work, live, laugh and pray together, the disabled "core members" often become the teachers. The stories they share are moments of illumination, funny and bittersweet.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christella Buser
ISBN: 0809136392 9780809136391
OCLC Number: 33440840
Description: 104 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Christella Buser ; foreword by Jean Vanier ; afterword by Henri J.M. Nouwen.

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"Flowers from the Ark is a book of delight, joy and wisdom. It gathers stories from the homes of L'Arche - the worldwide ministry for developmentally disabled adults founded by Jean Vanier. Here people, both disabled and abled, make community. As they work, live, laugh and pray together, the disabled "core members" often become the teachers. The stories they share are moments of illumination, funny and bittersweet. For those who look at these pages, they reveal the deepest qualities of our own human nature."--Jacket.

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