Book Reviews of With Open Hands

With Open Hands
With Open Hands
Author: Henri J. M. Nouwen
ISBN-13: 9780345352996
ISBN-10: 0345352998
Publication Date: 9/12/1987
Pages: 96
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4 stars, based on 1 rating
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Book Type: Paperback
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Bring prayer into your life.
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Interesting thoughts with many black and white photos.
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With Open Hands by Henri J. M. Nouwen, a Dutch-born Catholic priest, is a broad framework to show the necessity of prayer in our lives and to show the characteristics silence, acceptance, hope, compassion, and prophetic criticism by which we should approach prayer. The metaphor of the clenched fists and open hands anchors the book. The book is based in Christian theology; however, the concepts are more universal in nature.

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