Item 2212 - In the house of the Lord

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CA ON00389 F4-9-7-2212

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In the house of the Lord

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  • 1986 (Creation)

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85 p. of textual records

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(1932-1996)

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Item consists of a book which Nouwen wrote about intimacy, fecundity, and ecstasy during visits to the L'Arche community in Trosly-Breuil. The book has been divided into the following: Acknowledgments; Preface; Introduction: From the House of Fear to the House of Love; Part One: Intimacy, Introduction, Intimacy and Fear, Intimacy and Love, Intimacy and Solidarity, Conclusion; Part Two: Fecundity, Introduction, Fecundity and Fear, Fecundity and Love, Fecundity and Mission, Conclusion; Part Three: Ecstasy, Introduction, Ecstasy and Fear, Ecstasy and Love, Ecstasy and a New International Order; Conclusion: Signs of Life, A Final Prayer.
As is stated on the back cover: "In The House of the Lord relates the themes of intimacy, fecundity and ecstasy to the movement from 'the house of love', which is the home of God. Henri J.M. Nouwen explores each theme in relation to the fear which thwarts it and the love which fosters it and examines the implications of the themes for Christians today."

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See also Lifesigns : Intimacy, Fecundity, and Ecstasy in Christian Perspective.

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London: Darton, Longman and Todd, 1986.

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Dedication: "To Madame Pauline Vanier"

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2000 01

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48-299

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