Item 2210 - Love in a fearful land: a Guatemalan story

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CA ON00389 1-9-7-2210

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Love in a fearful land: a Guatemalan story

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  • 1985 (Creation)

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116 p. of textual records

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(1932-1996)

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Item consists of a book which Nouwen wrote about two North American parish priests who served in Guatemala -- Stanley Francis Rother and John Vesey. Three years after Stanley was murdered in Santiago Atitlan on July 28, 1981, John took his place as parish priest. "This is also a story about the mysterious presence of a faithful God in the midst of a country ravaged by violence, torture and assassination. Most of all, it is a story about prayer" (p. 10).

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Notre Dame, IN : Ave Maria Press, c1985.

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Dedication: "We dedicate this book to the Indian people of Guatemala, whose courage, perseverance and deep faith have given us a new glimpse of the dignity of the human heart and offered us new hope for peace."

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2000 01

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39-248

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