Item SR84 - Recording of Henri Nouwen on returning: reflections on the Prodigal Son

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CA ON00389 F4-11-SR84


Recording of Henri Nouwen on returning: reflections on the Prodigal Son


  • June 22 - 24, 1988 (Creation)

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0.1 cm of textual records.- 6 audio cassettes (9 hrs. 17 min.)

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Item consists of six audio cassettes of a retreat led by Nouwen at an Assistants Renewal in Nominingue, Quebec. SR84 v1: "The Prodigal Son"; SR84 v2: "The Younger Son"; SR84 v3: "The Elder Son"; SR84 v4: "Disciplines of the Grateful Life"; SR84 v5: "The Father"; SR84 v6: "Disciplines of Love". Also included is a typed list of the contents of the audio cassettes.

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A second copy of SR84 was added to the series on April 26, 2005.
Copies of these cassettes are included in the L'Arche Daybreak audiovisual collection accession (accession 2004 05) - Box 12.
Access copy (2) available in Nouwen Fonds Access Copies, Sound Recording Series, box 7.

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These tapes form the basis of Nouwen's book "Home Tonight: Further Reflections on the Parable of the Prodigal Son", edited by Sue Mosteller, C.S.J. and published by Doubleday in 2009.

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Title based on contents of the item.
Case is in Box 315.
Box 322 includes the typed list of the contents of the audio cassettes.
Digitized December 3, 2010.

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2000 01


Boxes 315 ; 322

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