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New faculty

Item consists of an article which is part of a larger booklet. The article mentions Nouwen.

Prayer and the priest

Item consists of a booklet featuring Chapter 1: Prayer and the Priestly Life and Chapter II: Prayer in the Ministerial Life of the Priest.

Marie, mère des prêtres

Item consists of a booklet featuring a homily by Nouwen on Mary for the Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary at the Cathedral Church of St. Michael, Toronto, during Marian year 1988.

Pray to live: Thomas Merton: contemplative critic

Item consists of a book which Nouwen wrote about Thomas Merton, translated from Bidden om het Leven. The book has been divided into the following: Introduction; Part I: For Instruction, List of Abbreviations, A Short Biography, Chapter 1: From Sarcasm to Contemplation, Chapter 2: The Way to Silence, Chapter 3: Conquering Solitude, Chapter 4: Unmasking the Illusion, Chapter 5: Discover of the East; Part II: For Meditation, Chapter 6: From Sarcasm to Contemplation, Chapter 7: The Way to Silence, Chapter 8: Conquering Solitude, Chapter 9: Unmasking the Illusion, Chapter 10: Discover of the East, Bibliography.
As is stated on the back cover: "Pray to Live is an introduction to the life and thought of Thomas Merton. Its aim is to uncover the main trends in Merton's richly diverse and very productive life in order to help in a better understanding of his commitment to a contemplative critique of himself and his world. . . ."

The living reminder: service and prayer in memory of Jesus Christ

Item consists of a book which Nouwen first presented in the form of three lectures at the International Conference of the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education and the Canadian Association for Pastoral Education. The book has been divided into the following: Prologue; The Minister as a Healing Reminder, Introduction, The Wounds, The Healing, The Healer, Conclusion; The Minister as a Sustaining Reminder, Introduction, The Sustenance, The Sustaining, The Sustainer, Conclusion; The Minister as a Guiding Reminder, Introduction, The Guidance, The Guiding, The Guide, Conclusion; Epilogue.
As is stated in the front flap: ". . . . In three chapters he [Nouwen] formulates and answers a new and compelling question: Who am I as a living memory of God?"

[Conference Proceedings] Technology and World Trade

"Technology: Its Influence on the Character of World Trade and Investment." Speakers: Prof. Marshall McLuhan, Dr. Frederick Seitz, and Prof. Richard Cooper. Symposium on Technology and World Trade, 16-17 November 1966, Gaithersburg, MD, edited by Robert L. Stern, National Burea of Standards, 1967, pp. 7-30.

Explorations 25

McLuhan, Marshall. "Harold Innis." In Explorations, number 25, edited by Marshall McLuhan, University of Toronto Graduate, v. 2, no. 3, 1969, pp. 91-98.

Explorations 27

McLuhan, Marshall. "The University and the City." In Explorations 27, edited by Marshall McLuhan, University of Toronto Graduate, v. 3, no. 2, 1970, pp. 75-80.

Een parel in Gods ogen: gedachten over de betekenis van een mensenleven

Item consists of a book written by Nouwen about living a spiritual life. The book is a Dutch translation of Life of the beloved: spiritual living in a secular world. The book has been divided into the following: Acknowledgements; Prologue: A Friendship Begins; Being the Beloved; Becoming the Beloved 1. Taken; 2. Blessed; 3. Broken; 4. Given; Loving as the Beloved; and Epilogue: A Friendship Deepens.

The return of the prodigal son: a meditation on fathers, brothers, and sons

Item consists of a book written by Nouwen regarding his experience with and reflection on Rembrandt's The Return of the Prodigal Son. The book has been divided into the following: The Story of Two Sons and Their Father; Prologue: Encounter with a Painting; Introduction: The Younger Son, the Elder Son, and the Father; Part I: The Younger Son, 1. Rembrandt and the Younger Son, 2. The Younger Son Leaves, 3. The Younger Son's Return; Part II: The Elder Son, 4. Rembrandt and the Elder Son, 5. The Elder Son Leaves, 6. The Elder Son's Return; Part III: The Father, 7. Rembrandt and the Father, 8. The Father Welcomes Home, 9. The Father Calls for a Celebration; Conclusion: Becoming the Father; Epilogue: Living the Painting; Notes; Acknowledgments.
As is stated on the back cover: ". . . .The painting has become a mysterious window through which I can step into the Kingdom of God. It is like a huge gate that allows me to move to the other side of existence and look from there back into the odd assortment of people and events that make up my daily life."

The path of waiting

Item consists of a book written by Nouwen about waiting, specifically the waiting for God and the waiting of God.

Lazarus interlude: a story of God's healing love in a moment of ministry

Item consists of a book in which Nouwen has written the introduction, stating in part that the book "says much about loneliness, fear, despair, and the deep human need for love. But it says even more about the mysterious possibility of letting these painful human experiences become gateways to the unlimited love of God."

Celibate loving: encounter in three dimensions

Item consists of a book in which Nouwen contributes the chapter beginning on p. 158 titled: "Celibacy and the Holy" in which he talks in part about "celibacy as a way of life that makes us more available to our fellow human beings, that encourages us to share our gifts with many people, and that makes us more able to move freely to different places where the human needs ask most urgently for pastoral responses . . ." (p. 173).

The communion of love

Item consists of a book in which Nouwen has written the foreword, stating in part that "The awareness that this book will offer that divine space ["a new and open space where God dwells and invites me to dwell with him"] to many of my brothers and sisters in Christ fills me with great joy and gratitude."

Journal: be my witnesses

Item consists of a book in which, on p. 61 "Going Forth", Nouwen has contributed a poem from With Open Hands regarding hope.

Rule for a new brother

Item consists of a book in which Nouwen has written the foreword, describing the book, among other things, as "a contemporary expression of this need for boundaries."

The way of living faith: a spirituality of liberation

Item consists of a book in which Nouwen has written the foreword, stating in part: "Segundo Galilea has not simply written a book to help Latin American Christians with their spiritual life. He has developed a Christian spirituality that gladly receives the new insight and 'passion' of the people of God learned in their long, hard journey toward freedom."

Guiding stars: a sampler of quilters' favorite quotations

Item consists of a book in which the following quotation on p. 63 from Nouwen is included as a favourite of Elaine Miles. "The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief, who can tolerate not knowing, not curing, not healing, and face with us the reality of our powerlessness, that is the friend who cares."

Seeds of hope: a faith journey

Item consists of a book in which Nouwen has written the introduction, stating in part: "In this book that so clearly shows the destructive powers of death, Phil Grout offers us a radical testimony to the God of Jesus, who is the God of life."

Lessons of the heart: celebrating the rhythms of life

Item consists of a book in which Nouwen has written the foreword, stating in part: "The beauty of Lessons of the Heart is that it makes little things shine brightly. . . . [It] is a truly hopeful book, a book that opens our eyes to see the mystery of God right where we are."

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