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Mogabgab, John S.
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Material from John S. Mogabgab

File consists of material from John S. Mogabgab, including letters from Terry Madison, editor of World Vision Magazine, a copy of World Vision (December 1987/January 1988), a prospectus for a journal "Signs and Seasons" and galley proofs for "Weavings: a journal of the Christian spiritual life" (vol.2, no. 1, 2, January/Feb, March/April, 1987).

Letters from John S. Mogabgab

File consists of letters from John S. Mogabgab, many regarding his role as editor of Weavings, a journal of the Christian Spiritual Life,including promotional material for Weavings and two reports "Spiritual Formation and the Local Church" and "Report on Consultation on Family Spirituality", and one letter addressed to Peter Weiskel, Nouwen's assistant.

Letters from John S. Mogabgab

File consists of letters from John S. Mogabgab, Nouwen's former teaching assistant and collaborator. Includes a typescript of Mogabgab's "Stations on the Road to Freedom".

Letters from John S. Mogabgab and Marjorie Thompson

File consists of letters from John S. Mogabgab and his wife Marjorie, three long typed letters from Nouwen, and an information package on a proposed Academy for Spiritual Formation, which John developed through The Upper Room of Nashville, TN.

Letters from Parker Palmer and Sally Parker

File consists of letters from Parker Palmer and his wife Sally Parker (one thanking Nouwen for a gift of a 1600 year-old pot), including:
-a typed letter from Nouwen, a page of handwritten notes and a typescript of his introduction to Parker' s book "The Promise of Paradox"
-manuscripts by Parker Palmer titled "Desert Truth: Toward a Contemplative Knowing"
-proposal for a summer institute at Pendle Hill for 1982 titled "Formation for Ministry in Community"
-copy of Parker's booklet "Going Public: a working paper for Christians on the renewal of the public life".
-itnerary for an Ad Hoc Committee on Religion and Philanthorpy for September 28 - 29, 1981.
-correspondence between the Palmers and John S. and Marjorie Mogabgab, Robert W. Lynn of the Lilly Endowment Inc., Sr. Dolores Schuh CHM, administrative secretary at the Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research, and Ursula Scott, the extension secretary at Pendle Hill.

Letters from John S. Mogabgab

File consists of letters from John S. Mogabgab, including a research project proposal for the Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research, a Curriculum Vitae, a personal reflection of his life, and a letter to Nouwen from Winifred Mogabgab.

Letters from John S. Mogabgab

File consists of letters from John S. Mogabgab, Nouwen's assistant at Yale, as well as several manuscripts of articles and publishing news on Nouwen's books.

Letters from John S. Mogabgab

File consists of letters from John S. Mogabgab, Nouwen's assistant and co-lecturer, including:
-letters regarding Nouwen's affairs in New Haven, such as the purchase of a new Honda, the originisation of projector slides for Nouwen's lectures, research into the Hesychastic tradition for their 1979-1980 course Hesychasm, materials to be bound and the use of his office space during his sabbatical.

  • editorial criticism of manuscripts sent to him by Nouwen.
  • copies of letters by Mogabgab sent to Nouwen's publishers in his capacity as a reader and editor of Nouwen's manuscripts.
    -copies of letters written by Nouwen to administrators of the Lilly Foundation, The Henry Luce Foundation, The Rockefeller Foundation, The Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation, The American Council of Learned Societies, and the National Endowment of the Humanities.
    -copies of sermons and lectures written and delivered by Mogabgab.

Letters from the Lilly Endowment, Inc.

File consists of a letter from Fred L. Hofheinz, Senior Program Officer of the Lilly Endowment Inc., as well as a typed and annotated draft letter by Nouwen regarding the status of his research and the importance of Jane Bouvier and John Mogabgab in his work, as well as his collaboration with Parker Palmer, Howard Weaver, Don McNeill and Doug Morrison.

Letters from America

File consists of three letters from America. Letter from October 26, 1978, is from Joseph A. Tetlow, S.J., Literary Editor, on behalf of America, asking Nouwen to review the book Life of Jesus by Shusaku Endo for America. Letters from July 24 and June 16, 1978, are addressed to John Mogabgab and are regarding the printing of Nouwen's article, "Unceasing Prayer." Correspondents from letters to Mogabgab are Mary Sabolik, Editorial Offices, and Joseph A. O'Hare, S.J.

Letters from John S. Mogabgab

File consists of letters from John S. Mogabgab. Mogabgab was Nouwen's teaching assistant, collaborator and co-lecturer of Nouwen's. Includes an article by Nouwen titled "Spirituality and the Family."