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Author QuotedBenet of Canfield
Title QuotedRule of Perfection
Date (Year/Month/Day)1961/03/03
QuotationI started the mystical theology class Wednesday (Mar. 1). [Note 5: Merton's lecture notes for this series of classes on ascetical and mystical theology remain unpublished See my article "Patterns in Thomas Merton's ‘Introduction to Ascetical and Mystical Theology,'" Cistercian Studies, Vol 24 (1989), pp 338-54] I continued today A.M. reading the ms. of Benet of Canfield sent by Mrs. [Etta] Gullick, from Oxford, and it has come from God. Essential will.
JournalTurning 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. 97
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