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Author QuotedBernardus of Clairvaux
Title QuotedDe Diligendo Deo
Date (Year/Month/Day)1947/05/14
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QuotationI read some St. Bernard [of Clairvaux] on the Mystical Marriage. The tenth chapter of De Diligendo Deo [On the Love of God] and the last sermons In Cantica [On the Song of Songs] bring St. Bernard and St. John of the Cross into line together.
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. 73
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