Item 2106 - Intimacy: pastoral psychological essays

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CA ON00389 1-9-7-2106

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Intimacy: pastoral psychological essays

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  • 1969 (Creation)

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164 p. of textual records

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(1932-1996)

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Item consists of a book which Nouwen wrote about intimacy. The book has been divided into the following: Introduction; The context, Chapter 1--From magic to faith; Intimacy and sexuality, Chapter 2--The challenge to love, Chapter 3--Homosexuality: Prejudice or mental illness?; Intimacy and prayer, Chapter 4--Student prayers: Between confusion and hope, Chapter 5--Pentecostalism on campus; Intimacy and community, Chapter 6--Depression in the seminary; Intimacy and the ministry, Chapter 7--The priest and his mental health, Chapter 8--Training for the campus ministry; Conclusion.
As is stated on the back cover: "Intimacy is the theme which binds the divergent subjects of this book together. Intimacy in the relationship between man and woman, between man and man, and between man and God; intimacy also in the life of the man who wants to live in a religious community, intimacy finally for the minister or priest who wants to give a home to others but risks losing his own."

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Notre Dame, Ind.: Fides, c1969.
Seven chapters of this book have appeared in a different form in the National Catholic Reporter, Journal of Pastoral Care, in Ave Maria, and in Pastoral Psychology.

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Dedication: "To John Eudes".

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2000 01

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23-96

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