Thomas Merton Center

Merton Correspondence:

The "Censors Reports" file

Single Item Record for the Date:
1952/March/17 

Series:  124  Saints for Now, by Clare Boothe Luce with an essay by Merton regarding St. John of the Cross

Type:  TLS by Bourne, Paul 

# of pages:  1

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First Lines:  "Your brief sketch of St. John of the Cross is very nice except for one aspect which I hope you will"

Contents:  "Saints for Now" by Clare Boothe Luce with an essay by Merton regarding St. John of the Cross [essay in book] - censor's comments from Fr. Paul Bourne, O.C.S.O. - concern about the Carmelite "prison incident, 'monastic incarceration'" and that, without fuller context, it would be confusing to readers and upsetting to the Carmelites - sent to Merton with note from Br. Alfred, O.C.S.O. of Gethsemani of 1952/July/07

Language:  English

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Date added:  2004

Unique identifier:  Section A- "Censors Reports:" Series 124:    1952/March/17