File 154 - Draft of Liturgy as hospitality

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CA ON00389 F4-1-2-154


Draft of Liturgy as hospitality


  • September 1972 (Creation)

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File consists of a draft typescript of "Liturgy as Hospitality", a talk presented at the Episcopal Liturgical Conference (Hamden, CT), on September 30, 1972. Nouwen writes that the Emmaus story reveals how the stranger becomes the intimate friend. He looks at the three themes of hospitality: that it reveals the stranger as the friend, that it brings a greater unity among those who brought the friend into their home, and that it creates a spontaneous desire to bring others into the new-found communion and see them in liturgy. Some of these ideas may have been published in "Reaching Out" (1975).

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See Manuscripts - Books and Articles - Reaching Out, for related material.

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Title based on contents of the file.
Draft contains annotation: "Not published" (top left corner).
Holes punched in margin of draft.

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2000 02


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