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Author QuotedJean-Baptiste Porion
Title QuotedSainte Trinite et la Vie Intereure
Date (Year/Month/Day)1949/07/10
ImprintParis : Egloff. 1948
QuotationDom Porion sent me a little book he wrote anonymously, La Sainte Trinite et la Vie Interieure [Paris, 1948], and I was charmed by it. It is perfect in its kind. It is really a summary of all dogma, but very simple. It is a contemplative summary and therefore at the extreme opposite to anything that might have been boiled down for students. This is a summary which reveals the simple, allembracing intuition of the contemplative who sees all theology in the light of his mystical taste of reality in its highest causes.
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. 333
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