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Author QuotedSophrony
Title QuotedUndistorted Image: Startz Silouan 1866-1938
Date (Year/Month/Day)1960/09/19
ImprintLondon : [s.n.]. 1958
QuotationAbout being a monk: have you run across the splendid biography of Staretz Silouan who died on Mt. Athos in 1938? Called The Undistorted Image, by Archimandrite Sophrony, Faith Press, London. I have written to Arch. Sophrony, also an Athonite. Silouan is tremendous. Who is editing Sponsa Regis? I might do something on Silouan for them, or perhaps again not, as it might turn the nuns' heads and I would get into a hassle with everybody. Which would not be the first time. I really had to sweat blood over the essay on solitude in my new book which, if you have not seen it, I will try to get to you "¦
JournalThe School of Charity: The Letters of Thomas Merton on Religious Renewal and Spiritual Direction.; Selected and edited by Brother Patrick Hart. / New York : Farrar Straus Giroux. 1990, p. 135
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