Item 2140 - Reaching out: the three movements of the spiritual life

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CA ON00389 1-9-7-2140

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Reaching out: the three movements of the spiritual life

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  • 1975 (Creation)

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120 p. of textual records

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(1932-1996)

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Item consists of a book which Nouwen wrote about the spiritual life. The book has been divided into the following: Foreword; Introduction; Reaching Out to our Innermost Self, The First Movement: From Loneliness to Solitude, Chapter 1: A Suffocating Loneliness, Chapter 2: A Receptive Solitude, Chapter 3: A Creative Response; Reaching Out to our Fellow Human Beings, The Second Movement: From Hostility to Hospitality, Chapter 4: Creating Space for the Stranger, Chapter 5: Forms of Hospitality, Chapter 6: Hospitality and the Host; Reaching Out to our God, The Third Movement: From Illusion to Prayer, Chapter 7: Prayer and Mortality, Chapter 8: The Prayer of the Heart, Chapter 9: Community and Prayer; Conclusion; Notes.
As is stated in the front flap: "In Reaching Out, [Nouwen] . . . lays out an incomparable plan for living a life in and with the Spirit and achieving the ultimate goal of that life: union with God."

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Garden City, NY : Doubleday, c1975.

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Dedication: "To my mother and father"
Bibliography: p. [118]-120.

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2000 01

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23-102

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