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Author QuotedCharles Journet
Title QuotedDark Knowledge of God / translated from the French by James F. Anderswon
Date (Year/Month/Day)1952/02/25
Imprint[S.l.] : Sheed and Ward. 1948
QuotationAbout apophatic"ā€¯although it is not in the OED it does crop up in English, though in translations of French books like Mgr. Journet's Dark Knowledge of God. That word has, however, caused more trouble than almost anything else in the Ascent.
Quotation SourceThe Courage for Truth: Letters of Thomas Merton to Writers.; Selected and edited by Christine M. Bochen. / New York : Farrar Straus Giroux. 1993, p. 19
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