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Becoming human

Author: Jean Vanier
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : Anansi, 2008
Series: CBC Massey lectures.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Acclaimed as a man "who inspires the world" (Maclean's) and a "nation builder" (Globe and Mail), Jean Vanier has made a difference in the lives of countless people -- including those with disabilities and the many young people who have been moved by his life's work. Becoming Human is a modern classic that continues to resonate among the generations. In a world of competition, where the strong dominate the weak,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Vanier, Jean, 1928-
Becoming human.
Toronto [Ont.] : Anansi, 2008
(DLC) 99217361
(OCoLC)41525293
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Vanier
ISBN: 9780887848452 0887848451
OCLC Number: 632165260
Description: 1 online resource (166 pages).
Contents: Introduction --
I Loneliness --
II Belonging --
III From exclusion to inclusion: a path of healing --
IV The path to freedom --
V Forgiveness --
Notes.
Series Title: CBC Massey lectures.
Responsibility: Jean Vanier.

Abstract:

Acclaimed as a man "who inspires the world" (Maclean's) and a "nation builder" (Globe and Mail), Jean Vanier has made a difference in the lives of countless people -- including those with disabilities and the many young people who have been moved by his life's work. Becoming Human is a modern classic that continues to resonate among the generations. In a world of competition, where the strong dominate the weak, Vanier calls on each one of us to open ourselves to those we perceive as different or inferior. This, he says, is the key to true personal and societal freedom. This.
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