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Author QuotedGhazali
Title QuotedDelivrance de l'erreur
Date (Year/Month/Day)1968/08/18
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QuotationEating supper I finished Cesare Pavese's The House on the Hill. Marvelous writing! A beautiful book! Then I went out and read a French translation of AI Ghazali's Error and Deliverance which is also a magnificent book, one of the greatest! I am beginning, in spite of myself, Pavese's Among Women Only. Fantastic stuff! What a writer!... The great pages on Al Ghazali's conversion to Sufism moved me.
JournalThe Other Side of the Mountain: The End of the Journey. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 7, 1967-1968.; Edited by Patrick Hart, O.C.S.O. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1998, p. 155-156
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