Item 2111 - Creative ministry

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CA ON00389 1-9-7-2111

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Creative ministry

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  • 1971 (Creation)

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119 p. of textual records

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(1932-1996)

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Item consists of a book which Nouwen wrote about ministry. The book has been divided into the following: Introduction: Beyond Professionalism; Chapter I: Beyond the Transference of Knowledge, Teaching; Chapter II: Beyond the Retelling of the Story , Preaching; Chapter III: Beyond the Skillful Response, Individual Pastoral Care; Chapter IV: Beyond the Manipulation of Structures, Organizing; Chapter V: Beyond the Protective Ritual, Celebrating; Conclusion; Epilogue.
As is stated on the front flap: " . . [I]n this thoughtful examination of the various complex tasks that are part of [life, Nouwen], a well-known representative of the progressive movement within the Church . . . explores the need to infuse the daily pastoral work of the minister with a new creative spirituality in order to make it truly meaningful."

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Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, c1971.

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"Creative Ministry : Beyond professionalism in teaching, preaching, counseling, organizing, and celebrating" is the title on the front cover.
Dedication: "To Seward, Helen, and Anne Hiltner in memory of James Seward Hiltner".
Title page is stamped "Library of the Yale Divinity School New Haven, Conn".

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2000 01

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23-97

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