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Author QuotedMartin Thornton
Title QuotedEnglish Spirituality: An Outline of Ascetical Theology according to the English Pastoral Tradition
Date (Year/Month/Day)1964/04/25
Imprint[S.l.] : [s.n.]. 1963
QuotationMeanwhile I have been getting on with other Anglican reading. Thornton on English Spirituality was of course attractive for its thesis that emphasized Benedictine, Cistercian and Victorine bases for Anglican spirituality. I did not agree with some of his rather oversimplified judgments but liked the book as a whole. I am reading Stranks on Anglican Devotion, which is informative. Also McAdoo on the Moral Theologians.
Quotation SourceThe Hidden Ground of Love: The Letters of Thomas Merton on Religious Experience and Social Concerns.; Selected and edited by William H. Shannon. / New York : Farrar Straus Giroux. 1985, p. 26
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