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This website is dedicated to promote the enduring legacy of Henri Nouwen, one of the greatest spiritual writers of the last century. It is owned and managed by Wil Hernandez whose Ph.D. dissertation work focused upon the study of Nouwen's counterintuitive and countercultural brand of spirituality.
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Presence: An International Journal of Spiritual Direction
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Henri Nouwen Official Site

The official website of The Henri Nouwen Society offers tons of resources for anyone interested in exploring Nouwen's continuing spiritual legacy.


It provides:
Programs (Spiritual Direction, Reading Groups, Retreats)
Events Information
Books Information
News Releases
Information about Henri Nouwen
Community Participation
Partnership Opportunities

To access the website, go to http://www.henrinouwen.org


Wil Hernandez's Writings on Nouwen

This section directs you to some present and future writings (papers, articles, essays, etc.) written by Wil Hernandez that you can freely read, download, and print for your own exploration of Henri Nouwen's life and works.


Nouwen Paper ("Behold the Beauty of the Lord: Henri Nouwen's Awe-filled Ruminations on Rembrand'ts 'The Return of the Prodigal Son'" A Paper Presented at the Meeting of the Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality, University of Notre Dame, June 29-July 2, 2013.) NEW!

Nouwen Article (This article entitled "Henri Nouwen on Presence in Absence" appeared on the September 2012 issue of Presence: An International Journal of Spiritual Direction) NEW!

Nouwen Article (This article appeared on the 10th anniversary issue [spring/summer 2012] of Conversations Journal: A Forum for Authentic Transformation with the theme of Hospitality) NEW!

Nouwen Commentary (This brief commentary based on Nouwen's book In the Name of Jesus  is excerpted from the book Henri Nouwen and Soul Care: A Ministry of Integration [Paulist Press, 2008])

Nouwen Article(This article entitled "Henri Nouwen as an Evangelical Mystic" appeared on the spring 2008 issue of Conversations Journal: A Forum for Authentic Transformation)

Ph.D. Dissertation Abstract (From "A Spirituality of Imperfection: The Coinherence of Spirituality with Psychology, Ministry, and Theology in Henri J.M. Nouwen's Integrated Approach to Soul Care and Spiritual Formation" - Ph.D. Dissertation Paper, Fuller Theological Seminary, 2005)

Nouwen Studies Paper (From a paper entitled "A Spirituality of Imperfection: The Coinherence of Spirituality with Psychology, Ministry, and Theology in Henri J.M. Nouwen's Integrated Approach to Spiritual Formation" [excerpted from the Ph.D. Dissertation Paper, Fuller Theological Seminary, 2005] read during the 2006 Henri Nouwen Conference dubbed "Turning the Wheel: Henri Nouwen and Our Search for God" - May 18-20, 2006, University of St. Michael's College, University of Toronto, Canada).

Selected Nouwen Essay (Excerpted and revised from the Appendix B section of "A Spirituality of Imperfection: The Coinherence of Spirituality with Psychology, Ministry, and Theology in Henri J.M. Nouwen's Integrated Approach to Soul Care and Spiritual Formation" [Ph.D. Dissertation Paper, Fuller Theological Seminary, 2005] entitled "Henri Nouwen's Relevance to Postmodern Times")


Henri Nouwen: A Spirituality of Imperfection Book Reviews

This section directs you to some book reviews of the book: "Henri Nouwen: A Spirituality of Imperfection".


  • Presence: An International Journal of Spiritual Direction
  • American Catholic Studies: Journal of the American Historical Society
  • Henri Nouwen Society
  • Amazon Books
  • wil@nouwenlegacy.com