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