Item 2211 - Lifesigns: intimacy, fecundity, and ecstasy in Christian perspective

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CA ON00389 1-9-7-2211

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Lifesigns: intimacy, fecundity, and ecstasy in Christian perspective

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  • 1986 (Creation)

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127 p. of textual records. - illustrated

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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: 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; Conclusion Signs of Life, A Final Prayer.
As is stated on the back flap: "Fr. Nouwen shows how, together, these three elements [intimacy, fecundity, and ecstasy] offer the essential key to a life free from the domination of fear, and filled instead with hope and love."

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See also: In the House of The Lord.

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Garden City, NY : Doubleday, 1986.
Henri J.M. Nouwen; drawings by Mona Mark.

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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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