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Books by Jean Vanier

Life's Great Questions, Franciscan Media, 2015
The Gospel of John, the Gospel of Relationship, Franciscan Media, 2015
Signs: Seven Words of Hope, Paulist Press, 2014, (In the UK as Signs of the Times: Seven Paths of Hope for a Troubled World, Darton, Longman & Todd, 2013.)
Tears of Silence, House of Anansi Press, 2014 (original edition 1974)
Mental Health: The Inclusive Church Resource, with John Swinton, Darton, Longman & Todd, 2014
Befriending the Stranger, Paulist Press, 2014 (William B. Eerdmans Publishing, 2005; Paulist Press, 2010)
I Meet Jesus: He Tells Me “I Love You”, Paulist Press, 2014 (Original edition 1981)
Happiness:  A Guide for a Good Life, Aristotle for a New Century.  Arcade Publishing, 2012. (In Canada as Made for Happiness: Discovering the Meaning of Life with Aristotle, House of Anansi Press, 2001, 2005)
An Ark for the Poor: The Story of L’Arche, Novalis, 2012 (Crossroad Publishing Co., 1995)
The Heart of L’Arche: A Spirituality for Everyday, Novalis, 2012 (Geoffrey Chapman, 1995)
Becoming Friends, St Paul Communications, 2010
Our Life Together: A Memoir in Letters, HarperCollins, 2009
Living Gently in a Violent World: The Prophetic Witness of Weakness, with Stanley Hauerwas, InterVarsity Press, 2008
Becoming Human, Paulist Press, 2008 (Original edition 1998)
Community and Growth, Darton, Longman & Todd, 2007 (Paulist Press, 1989)
Encountering ‘the Other’, Paulist Press, 2006
Seeing Beyond Depression, Paulist Press, 2005
Drawn into the Mystery of Jesus through the Gospel of John, Paulist Press, 2004
Finding Peace, House of Anansi Press, 2003 (Continuum Publishing Group, 2006)
Man and Woman, God Made Them, Paulist Press, 2000 (Original edition Novalis, 1984)
Our Journey Home: Rediscovering a Common Humanity Beyond our Difference, Orbis Books, 1997
The Scandal of Service, Jesus washes our feet, Novalis, 1996
The door of Hope, Hodder & Stoughton, 1995
Jesus, the Gift of Love, Crossroad, 1994
From Brokenness to Community, Paulist Press, 1992
Images of Love, Words of Hope, Robert Pope Foundation, 1991 (Paulist Press, 1988)
Treasures of the Heart, Meakin, 1989
The Broken Body, Darton, Longman & Todd, Paulist Press, 1988
I Walk With Jesus, Paulist Press, 1987
Eruption to Hope, Paulist Press, 1983 (Griffin House, 1971)
Followers of Jesus, Paulist Press, 1976
Be Not Afraid, Paulist Press, 1975
In Weakness Strength: The Spiritual Sources of Georges P. Vanier, 19th Governor-General of Canada, Griffin House, 1969

Books Inspired by Jean Vanier’s Work

Adam, God’s Beloved, by Henri Nouwen, Orbis Books, 2012
The Boy in the Moon, by Ian Brown, Macmillan, 2011
The Paradox of Disability: Responses to Jean Vanier and L’Arche Communities from Theology and the Sciences, edited by Hans S. Reinders, Eerdmans Press, 2010
Theology, Disability, and Spiritual Transformation: Learning from the Communities of L’Arche, by Michael Hryniuk, Cambria Press, 2010
Living L’Arche: Stories of Compassion, Love and Disability, by Kevin Scott Reimer, Liturgical Press, 2009
Walking on a Rolling Deck: Life on the Ark, by Kathleen Berken, Liturgical Press, 2008
Jean Vanier: Essential Writings, edited by Carolyn Whitney-Brown, Orbis Books, 2008
Enough Room for Joy: The Early Days of L’Arche,. by B. Clarke, SJ.  Novalis Publishing, 2006 (Paulist Press, 1974)
The Miracle, the Message, the Story: Jean Vanier and L’Arche, by Kathryn Spink, Paulist Press, 2006 (Darton, Longman and Todd, 2005)
My Life Together: L’Arche Communities and the Challenge of Unity, by Hilary Wilson, Darton, Longman & Todd, 2004
L’Arche Communities: New Movements and Communities in the Life of the Church, by Helen Reid Thomas,. Catholic Truth Society, 2002.
Encounter with Mystery: Reflections on L’Arche and Living with Disability, edited by Frances M. Young, Darton, Longman & Todd, 1997