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Author QuotedP. Mandonnet
Title QuotedDante le Theologien. Introduction à l'intelligence de la Vie, des Oevres et de l'Art de Dante Alighieri
Date (Year/Month/Day)1941/05/09
Imprint[S.l.] : Desclee. de Brouwer & Cie, 1935I
QuotationThen I was less happy reading Mandonnet's "Dante le Theologien." It makes you slightly unhappy to read a guy want to write in such a way about Dante and Saint Thomas Aquinas, and making so many smug statements about Saint Thomas being the Truth Itself; and if every line of Dante is not based on Saint Thomas, the only reason is he was not able to get hold of enough of Saint Thomas' books, and had to be content with theories from someone else
JournalRun to the mountain: The Story of a Vocation. The journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 1, 1939-1941.; Edited by Patrick Hart, O.C.S.O. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1995, p. 364
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