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Title QuotedExordium Magnum Cisterciensae
Date (Year/Month/Day)1948/02/21
Imprint[S.l.] : [s.n.]. ± 1200
QuotationThis week I don't think de Rance was as bad as people sometimes say. Reading the Exordium Magnum, I find those old monks and the Trappists do not differ so much!
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. 171
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