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Author QuotedGregory of Nyssa
Title QuotedDe vita Moysis
Date (Year/Month/Day)1949/11/25
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QuotationIn the refectory we are reading Exodus and I have discovered St. Gregory of Nyssa's De Vita Moysis [Life of Moses]. I will probably try to talk about it in the Mystical Theology class. Having trouble organizing material. I refuse to follow any known text.-except I will take [Etienne] Gilson on St. Bernard when I get the preliminaries out of the way. I feel much better mapping out my own approach-from Scripture and the Fathers, Mysticism and Dogma togetherblending and culminating in experience.
JournalEntering the Silence: Becoming a Monk and Writer. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 2, 1941-1952.; Edited by Jonathan Montaldo. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1996, p. 373
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