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Open Book: "The Return of the Prodigal Son" by Henri Nouwen

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It's such a simple parable: A young man demands his inheritance and leaves home for a life of debauchery. Later, realizing his folly, he returns, to the forgiving embrace of his father. Yet there is so much nuance in the parable of The Prodigal Son! Author Henri Nouwen plumbs the depth of this rich story in his book "The Return of the Prodigal Son: A Story of Homecoming." Join Lori and Alice as they explore the roles of the various actors in the story: Are you more like the younger son or the elder son? How have you become "lost" in your life? What is the way back home?

You will not want to miss Part One of this life-changing literary investigation from your favorite on-the-air spiritual book club!