Item 29 - Some Greeks

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CA ON00389 1-1-2-159-1-29


Some Greeks


  • [between 1977 and 1979] (Creation)

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3 p. of textual records

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Item consists of a typescript of "Some Greeks", a sermon on John 12:20-37. In this sermon Nouwen explains that Jesus did not want to be popular, exclaiming, "If people want to see me or know me, it means they want that knowledge to make a difference in their lives". So when the Greeks ask to see him, he talks about the seed going into the ground and dying. Nouwen concludes that "if we want to know Jesus we must be prepared to follow him there".

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Draft contains annotation: "File: Sermon" (top, left corner).
Draft contains annotations by Nouwen.
Found on pages 127-129.

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2000 02


Box 37

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