File 146 - Draft of sermon on intimacy

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CA ON00389 F4-1-2-146


Draft of sermon on intimacy


  • August 1966 (Creation)

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0.1 cm of textual records : 3 cards ; 20.0 x 13.0 cm

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File consists of a draft typescript of a sermon by Nouwen on intimacy, given in The Netherlands on August 23, 1966. The typescript is printed on three cards. Nouwen works with themes of being known, opening ourselves to others, real friendship, and creativity in relationships. He speaks of two forms of intimacy: intimacy with God and intimacy in marriage. Nouwen also talks about communication as a means of intimacy.

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  • Dutch
  • English

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Title based on contents of the file.
Draft contains annotations by Nouwen.
Draft is in English and Dutch.

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2000 02


Box 36

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