Item 50 - Marriage and the family

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CA ON00389 1-1-2-159-1-50


Marriage and the family


  • October 1977 (Creation)

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5 p. of textual records

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Item consists of a typescript of "Marriage and the Family", a lecture given by Nouwen in which he argues that we do not marry to have our loneliness taken away, but to help each other to grow closer to God and to protect each other's solitude or sacred center.

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Draft contains annotation: "File: Sermon and Lectures" (top, right corner).
Draft contains annotations by Nouwen.
Found on pages 228-232.

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2000 02


Box 37

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