Books written by Jean Vanier

Made for Happiness

A List | August 26, 2017 | 224 pages
National Bestseller In Made for Happiness, Jean Vanier examines the basis for modern moral philosophy and its role in our lives today. Having discovered through his work with the intellectually disabled the degree to which our society is divided, and our values misplaced, Vanier invites us to read... More Info

Becoming Human

House of Anansi | June 18, 2008 | 166 pages
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 Humanis a modern... More Info

Made for Happiness

House of Anansi Pr | March 28, 2005 | 203 pages
In Made for Happiness, Jean Vanier offers us an uplifting, contemporary, and practical application of philosophy to our human needs and yearnings. Having discovered, through his work with people with disabilities, the degree to which our society is divided and our values are misplaced, Vanier... More Info

Finding Peace

House of Anansi Pr | February 1, 2003 | 90 pages
One of our deepest human desires and needs is to live in peace. We all yearn for peace, but what is it exactly? How do we find it, and how can we bring peace to our lives and our communities? Jean Vanier reflects on recent world events, identifying the sources of conflict and fear within and among... More Info