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Creating Intimacy

 
AuthorPhyllis K. Peterson
 
Title of item
Creating Intimacy
 
Subtitle of item
In the Community and With the Seeker
Date of this edition 1998
LanguageEnglish
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Posted 2021-04-14 by Arjen Bolhuis
Classified in Unpublished Articles
URLbahai-library.com/peterson_creating_intimacy
Abstract On how intimacy in the Bahá'í community can be created, using Bahá’í scriptures as guideline. We hunger for intimacy, which is a prerequisite for friendship and a key principle in teaching. Cases drawn from experiences of people who feel psychically hurt.
Notes Published with permission of the author. This is a draft version that was later expanded and published as a book, Seeking Intimacy in a Diverse Community (George Ronald, 2013). Also available in Dutch translation.

See also the author's Healing the Wounded Soul (US Bahá'í Publishing Trust, 2005).

Also available in Dutch.

Tags Abuse; Alienation; Backbiting; Community building; Consultation; Criticism (general); Cultural diversity; Disability; Discrimination; Disunity; Diversity; Domestic violence; Encouragement; Equality; Ethics; God (general); Identity; Interfaith dialogue; Intimacy; Mental health; Poetry; Power (general); Psychology; Teaching; Tests and difficulties; Trauma; Trust (general); Unity
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