Item 1707 - A response from Henri J.M. Nouwen

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CA ON00389 1-9-1-1707


A response from Henri J.M. Nouwen


  • January 1987 (Creation)

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This item is a 1 page article by Henri Nouwen entitled ‘A Response from Henri J.M. Nouwen” published in The Christian Ministry, Vol. 18, No. 1, January 1987, p. 20. This item is a response to an article published in this same volume entitled: ‘The Minister as Narrator’ by John Robert McFarland in which the ‘model’ of the minister presented by Nouwen in ‘The Wounded Healer’ and that of James D. Glasse in ‘Profession: Minister: Confronting the Identity Crisis of the Parish Clergy’ is critically evaluated and found wanting. Nouwen responds by noting that his concept of wounded healer was simply ‘an attempt to say something – not everything – about ministry’. Nouwen suggests that McFarland’s ideas have merit and much to offer, ‘if he does not try to offer too much’.

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Published in article by John Robert McFarland titled: The Minister as Narrator, found in The Christian Ministry 18, no. 1 (January 1987): 20.
This article is a response to an interview of or article about Nouwen. For the original article, see also Published works, item 1903.

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2000 01


Box 296

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