Item 2207 - Gracias!: a Latin American journal

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CA ON00389 1-9-7-2207

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Gracias!: a Latin American journal

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  • 1983 (Creation)

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188 p. of textual records.- illustrated

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(1932-1996)

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Item consists of a book in which Nouwen wrote about his six-month stay, from October 1981 to March 1982, in Bolivia and Peru. The book has been divided into the following: Acknowledgments; Introduction, In Search of a Vocation; 1. October, The Lord of the Miracles; 2. November, New Faces and Voices; 3. December, A Land of Martyrs; 4. January, In Pablo and Sophia's House; 5. February, An Inner and Outer Struggle; 6. March, The Outlines of a Vision; Conclusion, A Call to Be Grateful.
As is stated in the back flap: "A treasure lies hidden in the soul of Latin America, a spiritual treasure to be recognized as a gift for us . . . the treasure of gratitude that can help us break through the walls of our individual and collective self-righteousness and can prevent us from destroying ourselves and our planet. "

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San Francisco: Harper & Row, c1983.

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Dedication: "To all who bear witness to the presence of the suffering Christ in Latin America".

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2000 01

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39-246

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