The lectures in this volume witness the importance of the meeting between the university of the learned and the university of the poor. From them a deep. From Brokenness to Community has ratings and 40 reviews. Monique said: Vanier reminds me a lot of Nouwen, in that you should read with discernment as. 8 quotes from From Brokenness to Community: ‘To be in communion means to be with someone and to discover that we actually belong together. Communion.

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Paulist Press May fommunity, Language: Vanier is one of the rare gifts from God that a generation gets and doesn’t realize is a gift until almost the end of their journey.

From Brokenness to Community by Jean Vanier

I have never heard any of the men or women whom we have welcomed into our community criticize their parents, even though many of them have suffered a great deal from rejection or abandonment in their families. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


Paperback52 pages. Varnier demonstrated the depth of his faith in putting Canier teachings Write a customer review. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Refresh and try again. Refresh and try again.

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The arguments were interesting jwan I liked the viewpoint on community and brokeness. I do not believe it is of any value to push people into doing things unless this desire to live and to grow has begun to emergeā€¦. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

Selected pages Title Page. Feb 02, Trent Redmann rated it it was amazing. In fact, only about a chapters worth of content is worth anything at all. Responding to God’s Frmo to Live Together. Reading it has challenged me grow.

A mere 52 pages, it really is a bit comical to hold it in your hands, and yet it still managed to pack a punch between its covers. Well, this book is short and every paragraph is packed with insights and profound, life changing words.

Return to Book Page. Bill Walker “Glad you appreciated it, Jennifer. Aug 02, Susan rated it it was amazing Shelves: Feb 25, Kharla Graham brokeenness it it was amazing. Rather than jeqn their parents, they blame themselves. We have all been taught to live in a competitive world and to win, to be a success, and to move up the ladder of promotion and to get ahead.


Its 50 pages, but must be taken slowly to appreciate. It is not possessiveness. Quotes from From Brokenness t I will need to read this provocative book again and again. In this short read, Jean Vanier touches on some of the primary heart issues with which people struggle.

Such a good message.

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