In The Essential Guardini, Heinz R. Kuehn selects portions of Guardini's most influential writings, reintroducing us to Guardini and his world and reminding us that Guardini has much to say to our world.
Heinz R. Kuehn grew up in Germany during the Nazi era. He
was a member of the organized resistance to the Nazi regime, and he participated in Guardini's circles in Berlin and Ttibingen. After the war, he became a well-known writer in Germany and the editor of the newspaper of the diocese of Berlin. In 1951, he immigrated with his wife, Regina, and their family to the United States. He has published numerous essays on religious, literary and philosophical subjects and several books, including an autobiographical memoir, Mixed Blessings: An Almost Ordinary Life in Hitler's Germany (University of Georgia Press, 1989).