• 9780824519742
Christopher De Vinck (Author) Henri J.M. Nouwen (Author)

The Power of the Powerless

A Brother's Legacy of Love

Christopher De Vinck’s moving account of his life with his brother made a deep impression on the hearts and minds of Americans. Due to a tragedy at birth, Oliver de Vinck was born severely handicapped—blind,…

“I am touched by your essay about growing up with Oliver. How remarkable that this person who lacked the intelligence to learn anything,” nevertheless managed to teach many people! In the midst of this sometimes…
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  • Title: The Power of the Powerless
  • Subtitle: A Brother's Legacy of Love
  • Page Count: 176
  • Available Formats: Trade-paper (9780824519742)
  • Edition: Trade Paper
  • Original language: English
  • Retail US: Trade-paper (19.95)
  • Retail Canada: Trade-paper (21.95)
  • Retail Canada: 21.95

Christopher De Vinck (Author)

Christopher de Vinck is a poet who teaches high school in New Jersey. His article about Oliver was reprinted often by publications as diverse as Reader’s Guide and Compus Life. He lives with his family in Pompton Plains, NJ.

Henri J.M. Nouwen (Author)

Henri J.M. Nouwen, author of more than 40 books, was considered one of the great spiritual writers of modern times. He taught at the University of Notre Dame, Harvard and Yale, but shared teh alst ten years of his life with people with mental handicaps as pastor of the l'Arche Daybreak community in Toronto, Canada

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