An Epistle of Comfort

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Rowman & Littlefield, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 123 pages
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'Dobbels ahs given place neither to bitterness nor self-pity. He has been wrongfully treated, doors have slammed in his face, friends have turned away. It matters greatly and it matters hardly at all. His love beats on; a thank you from the heart to this great and good brother.'
 

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An Epistle From A Friend

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Fr Dobbels died from complications of an insidious disease which has taken far too many lives, but for which no cure exists as yet. "An Epistle of Comfort" is a series of letters written to whomever ... Read full review

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Contents

Seeking and Longing for God
1
Sickness Darkness and Loneliness
13
Persecution Injustice Oppression
21
Sin and Suffering
33
Forgiveness
43
Love
55
Healing and Hope
67
Comfort and Strength
77
Death
87
Resurrection
97
Prayer and Adoration
109
Notes on the Drawings
122
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About the author (1990)

William Josef Dobbels, S.J. is a Jesuit priest and Jungian psychotherapist. He holds advanced degrees in French literature, theology and psychology. In October of 1987 he was diagnosed with lymphoma and AIDS.

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