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Full-color photographs with gatefold.
Henri Nouwen relates the parable of the Return of Prodigal Son to Rembrandt's painting of the same name at the Hermitage in St. Petersburg.
This book: Nouwen simple faith in a God who loves his runaway childern brings great insight into the life of Grace and being a follower of Christ.
Our guilt and sins lie heavy on our hearts, and it is hard for us to understand the nature of God's unconditional love and forgiveness for us.
Was excellent as an ecumenical Lent Course in the 90s - Could well be repeatedPublished 4 days ago by Bernice Broggio
The Return of the Prodigal Son shows Henri Nouwen at a time of extreme transition in his ministry. His marriage of the Gospel to the Rembrandt painting is masterful. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Amazon Customer
Interesting review of the effect of the painting on the author and how his "homecoming" came to be. Would highly recommend.Published 9 days ago by JoAnn Baez
This is the best book of Nouwen I've been privileged to read and from which to learn. I see knew things every time, and grateful to God for the work He accomplished through this... Read morePublished 12 days ago by Edward Ruiz
This was a book that was surprisingly interesting causing thoughtful deep unexpected reflection. I was expecting not to find too much new in a book about the prodigal son, but I... Read morePublished 15 days ago by Thomas Accardi
I bought this book on recommendation of Father Martin 's book. What a wonderful writer and he opens up so much about himself through the masterpiece painting of The Prodigal Son. Read morePublished 19 days ago by Susan
Just an amazing book. As struggle with my own personal issues and demons, this book has been a Godsend. It speaks to me like no other spiritual book as. Read morePublished 20 days ago by David Mojica Jr