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COLLECTIONUnpublished articles
TITLECreating Intimacy: In the Community and With the Seeker
AUTHOR 1Phyllis K. Peterson
DATE_THIS1998
ABSTRACTOn 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.

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