File 106 - Draft of Spiritual direction

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CA ON00389 1-1-1-106

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Draft of Spiritual direction

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  • [1981?] (Creation)

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(1932-1996)

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File consists of a draft typescript of "Spiritual Direction". This text was later published in several articles, as well in booklet form. Nouwen writes that spiritual formation implies the discipline of spiritual direction. Themes include absurdity and obedience. He writes that there are three disciplines of spiritual direction: (a) the discipline of the Church, (b) the discipline of the Book, and (c) the discipline of the Heart.

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Title based on contents of the file.
Date ascribed from lectures and publications from 198l, written on same topic.
Previous item number: 2-9A.
Draft printed on Abbey of the Genesee letterhead.
See Publisher Files - General Publisher files, for related material.
See Published Works - Articles by Nouwen, box 295, items 1634 and 1639; box 296, item 1670; and box 306, Item 2093, for published versions of this text.

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2000 01

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Box 34

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2-9A

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