Item consists of a book which Nouwen first presented in the form of three lectures at the International Conference of the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education and the Canadian Association for Pastoral Education. The book has been divided into the following: Prologue; The Minister as a Healing Reminder, Introduction, The Wounds, The Healing, The Healer, Conclusion; The Minister as a Sustaining Reminder, Introduction, The Sustenance, The Sustaining, The Sustainer, Conclusion; The Minister as a Guiding Reminder, Introduction, The Guidance, The Guiding, The Guide, Conclusion; Epilogue.
As is stated in the front flap: ". . . . In three chapters he [Nouwen] formulates and answers a new and compelling question: Who am I as a living memory of God?"