The Road to Peace
By: Henri Nouwen
Throughout his life Henri Nouwen stressed the connection between intimacy with Christ and solidarity with a wounded world. This book includes a previously unpublished manuscript on peacemaking as well as stories of Nouwen's participation in the March on Selma in 1965 and at the funeral of Martin Luther King, Jr. In other writings Nouwen reflects on the presence of Christ among the oppressed poor of Latin America, the legacies of Oscar Romero and Thomas Merton, and the lessons of the heart which he learned among his handicapped friends at L'Arche. The final pieces include a moving talk on compassion in the time of AIDS, and the call to solidarity with the human family.