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Author QuotedL.C. Fillion
Title QuotedStudy of the Bible
Date (Year/Month/Day)1949/08/22
Imprint[S.l.] : [s.n.]. 1926I
QuotationMy friend, the Abbe Fillion, has written a book that is in some ways strange. However, it is very good-especially for someone like myself-to read, under obedience, a book that I would not otherwise have touched with a ten foot pole. Now, although I still think some of his notions are funny, I have conceived a real affection for Fillion because his book has brought so many graces with it.
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. 360
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