- 1988-1992 (Creation)
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File consists of draft manuscripts and typescripts of an article entitled, "Reborn from Above". File includes an original manuscript; a photocopy of the manuscript with typing instructions by Nouwen; an original typescript of the manuscript, the copy-editor's draft of the typescript with corrections, and two subsequent drafts of the typescript. Annotations on draft (5) indicate that Connie Ellis, Nouwen's administrative assistant, typed the final drafts. The original file folder indicated this article was written in February, 1988. The earliest publication that has been traced is 1992, when it was published in at least three periodicals.
In this text, Nouwen describes the way to rebirth as the way of poverty, weakness, powerlessness, compassion and obscurity.
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Holes punched in margins of some drafts.
See Publisher Files - General Publisher files, box 226, file 846c, for a copy of this text.
See Published Works - Articles by Nouwen, box 298, items 1770, 1783, and box 299, item 1804, for published versions of this text.
See Accession 2002 33 for a copy of this text.