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Befriending the Stranger

Jean Vanier

Befriending the Stranger

Jean Vanier

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In six meditative pieces Jean Vanier opens up God's invitation to us today to create new places of belonging and sharing, of peace and kindness.

^^In Befriending the Stranger Jean Vanier reflects on who we are and how we build our communities, and in particular asks, can we be truly compassionate towards others if we are not compassionate towards ourselves?

^^In a series of six meditative pieces, he opens up God's invitation to us today, in the midst of all the violence and corruption of the world, to create new places of belonging and sharing, of peace and kindness, where each one is loved and accepted with one's own fragility, abilities and disabilities.



- Publisher Jean Vanier takes the reader on a six day journey, revealing afresh the profound gospel message that invites us all to follow Christ on the road to compassion.

- Publisher

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About "Befriending the Stranger"

In six meditative pieces Jean Vanier opens up God's invitation to us today to create new places of belonging and sharing, of peace and kindness.

^^In Befriending the Stranger Jean Vanier reflects on who we are and how we build our communities, and in particular asks, can we be truly compassionate towards others if we are not compassionate towards ourselves?

^^In a series of six meditative pieces, he opens up God's invitation to us today, in the midst of all the violence and corruption of the world, to create new places of belonging and sharing, of peace and kindness, where each one is loved and accepted with one's own fragility, abilities and disabilities.


- Publisher

Jean Vanier takes the reader on a six day journey, revealing afresh the profound gospel message that invites us all to follow Christ on the road to compassion.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Jean Vanier

Jean Vanier is the founder of L'Arche and co-founder of Faith and Light, communities of and for people with disabilities. The first modest L'Arche home has inspired the founding of over 120 others in thirty countries around the world, including 26 in Canada. Jean Vanier has shared his experiences and vision in bestselling books such as Becoming Human, Finding peace, The Scandal of Service, Seeing Beyond Depression, Community and Growth, Made for Happiness, and his commentary Drawn in the Mystery of the Gospel of John. His most recent publication is Living Gently in a Violent World with Stanley Hauerwas.
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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 243463
  • Product Code 0232525986
  • EAN 9780232525984
  • Pages 144
  • Department Academic
  • Category Christian Worldview
  • Sub-Category Social Issues
  • Publisher Darton, Longman & Todd
  • Publication Date May 2005
  • Sales Rank #19299
  • Dimensions 216 x 135 x 12 mm
  • Weight 0.191kg

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