Item 14 - On silence

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CA ON00389 F4-1-2-153-14

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On silence

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  • March 1972 (Creation)

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3 p. of textual records

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(1932-1996)

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Item consists of a typescript of "On Silence", a sermon given by Nouwen on March 2, 1972. Nouwen suggests that silence is painful and we run from it, but we will not find God in the noise because God's is a still, small voice that Jesus heard on the mountain early in the morning. Community is being called by the same voice. Ministry is born in silence.

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Found on pages 86-88.

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2000 01

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Box 36

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