Putrifaction, Pandemic, and Presence: a Review of Henry Nouwen’s Wounded Healer

Nouwen, Henri J., The Wounded Healer: Ministry in Contemporary Society (New York: Doubleday, 2010), 109 pp. There are few Christians who seem to appreciate both the reality and necessity of suffering in the Christian life. Among those who do understand this reality and necessity is Henri Nouwen: a Dutch Catholic priest who spent much of …