Item 2258 - Walk with Jesus: stations of the cross

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CA ON00389 1-9-7-2258

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Walk with Jesus: stations of the cross

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  • 1990 (Creation)

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98 p. of textual records. - illustrated

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(1932-1996)

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Item consists of a book of reflections, in response to Sister Helen David's illustrations of the Stations of the Cross, written by Nouwen mainly during a three-and-a-half week stay at York Central Hospital in Richmond Hill, Ontario. Nouwen was hit by the rear view mirror of a passing van resulting in his stay at hospital. The book has been divided into the following: Acknowledgments; Preface; Introduction: I Walk With Jesus; I. Jesus is Condemned; II. Jesus Carries His Cross; III. Jesus Falls for the First Time; IV. Jesus Meets Mary; V. Simon Helps Jesus Carry His Cross; VI. Jesus Meets Veronica; VII. Jesus Falls for the Second Time; VIII. Jesus Meets the Women of Jerusalem; IX. Jesus Falls for the Third Time; X. Jesus is Stripped; XI. Jesus is Nailed to the Cross; XII. Jesus Dies on the Cross; XIII. Jesus is Taken from the Cross; XIV. Jesus is laid into the Grave; XV. Jesus Rises from the Dead; Concluding Prayer.
As is stated on the back cover: ". . . . This book of meditations by Henri Nouwen, inspired by a series of drawings by Sr. Helen David, represents traditional Stations of the Cross through the passion and suffering of the world's poor. . . . In these images Nouwen sees the ongoing passion of Christ."

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Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, c1990 (1991 printing).
Henri Nouwen; illustrations by Helen David.

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2000 02

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