File 138 - Drafts of Eucharistie: sacrament van de hoop

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CA ON00389 1-1-2-138


Drafts of Eucharistie: sacrament van de hoop


  • [between 1957 and 1970], 1998 (Creation)

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0.2 cm of textual records

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File consists of a draft typescript of "Eucharistie: sacrament van de hoop", a homily written by Nouwen on the Eucharist as a sacrament of hope. He uses John 14:28 ("I am leaving, but I will come back to you"), as the basis for the homily. Nouwen talks about the pain of leaving, the Eucharist as Jesus' parting gift, and the sacrament of hope for his followers.

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  • Dutch
  • English

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Title based on contents of the file.
Draft is in Dutch.
An English translation of this homily is included in the file. The translation was completed by a Dutch student in 1998.

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2000 02


Box 36

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