Item 35 - Sermon for Ash Wednesday

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CA ON00389 1-1-2-159-1-35

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Sermon for Ash Wednesday

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  • [between 1977 and 1981] (Creation)

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5 p. of textual records

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(1932-1996)

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Item consists of handwritten notes and typescript of a sermon for Ash Wednesday. Nouwen argues that entering into Lent is seeing once again the sorrow and the anger of God who yearns to gather us as a hen her brood, but we refuse. He invites us to enter again into the knowledge that God cannot love us unless we let God, and so we put ashes on our foreheads and again say, "We cannot live without you, God". File includes a page of notes in an unknown hand entitled, "The Crucifixion".

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Found on pages 153-157.

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2000 02

Location

Box 37

Previous Item Number

69-457A-33

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