The Wounded Healer

Ministry in Contemporary Society

Ranked #4 in Ministry, Ranked #56 in Christian Leadershipsee more rankings.

The Wounded Healer is a hope-filled and simple book that speaks directly to those men and women who want to be of service in their church or community, but have found the traditional ways often threatening and ineffective. In this book, Henri Nouwen examines case studies of ministry to contemporary young people (of the 1970s) and delineates how best to reach them. Nouwen proceeds to develop his approach to ministry with an analysis of sufferings -- a suffering world, a suffering generation, a suffering person, and a suffering minister. It is his contention that ministers are called to... more

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