File 2135 - Bibliography for Desert Spirituality and Contemporary Ministry and Spiritual Direction courses

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CA ON00389 1-7-1-2135

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Bibliography for Desert Spirituality and Contemporary Ministry and Spiritual Direction courses

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  • August - December 1980 (Creation)

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1.0 cm of textual records

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(1932-1996)

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File consists of a 17-page typed bibliography compiled by Joseph Nunez for use by Nouwen's students in two courses. The bibliography is bound in blue stiff paper and has a Yale Divinity Library label reading "Div Lib / ARCHIVES & MSS. / Record/ Group/ No. 68". This copy has been annotated by someone other than Nouwen, noting which books were carried by the Yale Library. Nouwen may have deposited this bibliography at the library as a reference tool for his students.

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Spiritual Direction (course code REL 812a) was offered during the fall semester of 1980 as a seminar and was held at the Mercy Center in Madison, Connecticut. Meetings were held 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm. The class was limited to 13 students. Nouwen emphasized the importance of commitment and community amongst the members of this seminar. Students were required to have a spiritual director and were asked to submit regular reflection papers and a critical evaluation of the course at the end of the year. The required reading for this course included Kenneth Leech's " Soul Friend" and Thomas Merton's " Spiritual Direction and Meditation". The teaching assistant for this course was Mich Zeman.

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2000 01

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Box 276

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16-58A

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