Item 13 - Intimacy and solitude

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CA ON00389 1-1-2-159-1-13


Intimacy and solitude


  • [between 1976 and 1981] (Creation)

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6 p. of textual records

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Item consists of a typescript of "Intimacy and Solitude", a lecture given by Nouwen at Fordham University. Nouwen discusses how we seek intimacy more out of desperation because we are so busy and so preoccupied with all the expectations of a busy life. He gives solitude and community as the two disciplines necessary to find intimacy, first with God and then with others.

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Draft contains annotations by Nouwen.
Found on pages 54-58.

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2000 02


Box 37

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