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The return of the prodigal son

Henri J. M. Nouwen

The return of the prodigal son

a story of homecoming

by Henri J. M. Nouwen

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Published by Darton, Longman and Todd in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementHenri J. M. Nouwen.
The Physical Object
Pagination142p. :
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16266438M
ISBN 10023252002X

In The Return of the Prodigal Son: a Story of Homecoming, Nouwen develops a chance encounter with Rembrandt’s magnificent painting of the same title into a personal spiritual odyssey. Inspired by the painting (he spent four days seated in front of the original in St. Petersburg’s Hermitage), he skillfully dissects each section of the.   Return of the Prodigal Son. many of the events in “Gilead” seen through the eyes of year-old Glory Boughton — than it did in the .

  The story of the Prodigal Son, also known as the Parable of the Lost Son, follows immediately after the parables of the Lost Sheep and the Lost Coin. With these three parables, Jesus demonstrated what it means to be lost, how heaven celebrates with joy when the lost are found, and how the loving Father longs to save people. The Return of The Prodigal Son is one of those books with a special message that made me want to be a better person. If only it was that Nouwen used his experiences and feelings surrounding the Rembrandt painting "Return of the Prodigal .

The beloved spiritual writer meditates on the parable of the prodigal son's return -- a powerful drama of fatherhood, filial duty, rivalry, and anger between brothers -- and its enduring lessons for -color photographs with gatefold/5(25). Rembrandt`s “Return of the prodigal son,” painted in toward the end of his life, and now hanging in the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Russia, is a truly astounding work of sacred : Michael Welton.


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Introduction: The Younger Son, the Elder Son, and the Father About this book and getting prints of the “Prodigal Son” painting This is Henri Nouwen’s own personal favorite book, based on Nouwen’s reflections on a Rembrandt painting called Prodigal Son, which hangs in the Hermitage in St.

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The Return of the Prodigal Son is an oil painting by is among the Dutch master's final works, likely completed within two years of his death in Depicting the moment of the prodigal son's return to his father in the Biblical parable, it is a renowned work described by art historian Kenneth Clark as "a picture which those who have seen the original in St.

Petersburg. A Story of Homecoming. Exhausted from a six-week lecture tour across the U.S. inNouwen seeks rest in the L’Arche community in France. During his stay, a painting of Rembrandt catches his attention: The Return of the Prodigal ned reflection on the painting slowly emerges into awareness of a new vocation coming to flower in his heart, his own personal call to “come.

Luke New International Version (NIV) The Parable of the Lost Son. 11 Jesus continued: “There was a man who had two sons. 12 The younger one said to his father, ‘Father, give me my share of the estate.’ So he divided his property between them. 13 “Not long after that, the younger son got together all he had, set off for a distant country and there squandered his.

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