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Learning from Henri Nouwen and Vincent van Gogh

A Portrait of the Compassionate Life
Narrated by: Ann Richardson
Length: 4 hrs and 11 mins
Categories: Arts & Entertainment, Art
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Carol Berry and her husband met and befriended Henri Nouwen when she sat in his course on compassion at Yale Divinity School in the 1970s. At the request of Henri Nouwen's literary estate, she has written this book, which includes unpublished material recorded from Nouwen's lectures. As an art educator, Berry is uniquely situated to develop Nouwen's work on Vincent van Gogh and to add her own research. She fills in background on the much misunderstood spiritual context of van Gogh's work, and reinterprets van Gogh's art in light of Nouwen's lectures. Berry also brings in her own experience in ministry, sharing how Nouwen and van Gogh, each in his own way, led her to the richness and beauty of the compassionate life.

©2019 Carol A. Berry (P)2019 Tantor

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