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Author QuotedEdward Deming Andrews
Title QuotedReligion in Wood: A Book of Shaker Furniture
Date (Year/Month/Day)1964/07/20
Imprint[S.l.] : [s.n.]. 1966
QuotationYou are perhaps wondering what has become of the preface I was asked by him to write for Religion in Wood. I have been delayed, by a variety of tasks and chores. But the preface is now finished and needs only to be retyped. I will get it in the mail to you perhaps this week, perhaps later. But in any event I will be as quick about it as I can. In the preface I have been bold enough to bring in quite a lot about William Blake. I hope you will not think this too venturesome, but I thought it would be worthwhile to write a preface that was an essay in its own right, and I hope it will add to the book. The text which Ted sent is very clear, interesting and even inspiring, as was all that he wrote. I am most eager to see the new material in the illustrations.
JournalThe 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. 40
Link to Merton's Copy https://merton.bellarmine.edu/s/Merton/item/  [full text]