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Author QuotedE.I. (Edward Ingram) Watkin
Title QuotedPoets and mystics
Date (Year/Month/Day)1961/10/23
ImprintLondon : Sheed and Ward. [1953]
QuotationEtta Gullick-along with wonderful letters from the Adriatic, for she was at Istanbul to see the Patriarch and at Patmos also-sent Watkin's book Poets and Mystics. She wants me to read especially the Essay on [Augustine] Baker. I have begun instead with Julian of Norwich, because all this year I have been more and more attracted to her. Now the immense wonder of her is opening up fully. The doctrine on sin. The parable of the servant. Tremendous! How great a joy and gift!
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. 173
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