Item 1762 - The cutting edge: selections from the editor's library to challenge your thinking

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CA ON00389 1-9-1-1762

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The cutting edge: selections from the editor's library to challenge your thinking

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  • February 23, 1991 (Creation)

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1 p. of textual records

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(1932-1996)

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This item is a half-page article by Henri Nouwen published in a column from ‘The War Cry’ entitled ‘The Cutting Edge’ by the Salvation Army, February 23, 1991, p. 3. This item is an excerpt from Chapter 3 of Nouwen’s book, ‘Clowning in Rome’, 1979. Nouwen is writing on the need to pray and opens by suggesting that we tend to think of prayer as one thing to do among many. He then goes on to speak of St Paul’s injunction to pray without ceasing. ‘[Paul] asks us to pray day and night, in joy and in sorrow, at work and at play without intermissions or breaks’. The remainder of the article discusses how we may do this but references further material in the chapter which is not included in this article.

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Published in The War Cry, 23 February 1991, p. 3.
This item is taken from: Nouwen, Henri: Clowning in Rome; Reflections on Solitude, Celibacy, Prayer and Contemplation, Image Books, Doubleday/Random House, New York, N.Y., 1979/2000.

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In a paragraph after the article, Henri Nouwen is identified as the author.

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2000 01

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Box 297

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59-380

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