Item 1651 - Solitude is the furnace of transformation

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CA ON00389 1-9-1-1651

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Solitude is the furnace of transformation

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  • June 1983 (Creation)

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1 p. of textual records

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(1932-1996)

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This item is a photocopy of a ½ page article by Henri Nouwen entitled ‘Solitude is the furnace of Transformation’ published in The Episcopalian, June 1983. This item is identified as an excerpt from Nouwen, Henri: The Way of the Heart, The Seabury Press, 1981. Nouwen opens by writing of the call of Anthony one of the desert fathers into solitude where ‘ he had to face his enemies – anger and greed – head –on and let himself be totally transformed. That, Nouwen suggests, is necessary for all ministry to be fruitful.

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Published in [The Episcopalian (June 1983)].
"The Episcopalian June 1983" written on the article.

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2000 01

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Box 295

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