Encountering 'The Other'

Jean Vanier


Encountering 'The Other'

Encountering 'The Other'

  • Title: Encountering 'The Other'
  • Author: Jean Vanier
  • ISBN: 9780809144099
  • Page: 243
  • Format: Paperback



In this timely book, Jean Vanier provides a spiritual roadmap toward peace and understanding among people from different religious, ethnic, cultural, and economic backgrounds with diverse gifts and disabilities.For Vanier the whole question of peacemaking is centered on trust He points out that peace cannot be imposed by politicians or churchesto endure it must grow withIn this timely book, Jean Vanier provides a spiritual roadmap toward peace and understanding among people from different religious, ethnic, cultural, and economic backgrounds with diverse gifts and disabilities.For Vanier the whole question of peacemaking is centered on trust He points out that peace cannot be imposed by politicians or churchesto endure it must grow within each person Therefore, Vanier urges that we come together to encounter, explore, and celebrate our differences He shows that what we encounter we come to know and, thereby, understand Andwhen we understandhealing and peace can truly follow.


Recent Comments "Encountering 'The Other'"

A small honest book filled with truth and wisdom about community, the Beatitudes and how difficult, important and imperative it is that we try to be authentic and intentional in out living and loving of one another.

Short, but excellent.Reading this makes me want to read a lot more Jean Vanier.

Vanier's faith shines through this book, which is an adaptation of a lecture he delivered. His words invite reflection, conversation, and application.

a simple, good book on peacekeeping by developing relationships with the other.

I came to know the work of Jean Vanier almost by accident and ever since have been blessed en encouraged by everything he says or does!

My favorite of Jean Vanier's books and the one that I think best captures the spirit of L'Arche.


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