Item 26 - Sermon for opening of monasticism and the Arts conference

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CA ON00389 1-1-2-159-1-26

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Sermon for opening of monasticism and the Arts conference

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  • February 1980 (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 a sermon given at the opening of the Monasticism and the Arts Conference on February 29, 1980. It is based on Philippians 3:20-21 and 6-8, and Mark 8:22-26. Nouwen wants us to recognize, like the monks Anthony and Benedict, that we are blind and in need of healing. We look at art hoping to see the face of God in the expression of those who gave their talents in art, music, architecture to reflect a vision beyond what we see.

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Title based on contents of the item.
Draft contains annotations by Nouwen.
Found on pages 119-121.

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2000 02

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Box 37

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69-457A-24

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