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Author QuotedAndre Marie Jean Festugière
Title QuotedContemplation et vie contemplative selon Platon
Date (Year/Month/Day)1960/10/03
ImprintParis : J. Vrin. 1936I
QuotationAfter night office, long quiet interval, reading [Andre Marie Jean] Festugière on Plato. And that life of Dom Martène. In a way I admire Saint-Germain-des- Pres and in a way I don't. I admire their scholarship, not their rigidity.
Quotation SourceTurning Toward the World: The Pivotal Years. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 4, 1960-1963.; Edited by Victor A. Kramer. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1996, p. 55
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