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Title QuotedNavigatio Sancti Brendani Abbatis
Date (Year/Month/Day)1964/07/28
QuotationInteresting background to the Navigatio Brendani-its connection with the Lotharingian monastic reform in the tenth century. A few fine paragraphs from the life of Bruno, archbishop of Cologne, and his love of learning (Irish and Greek). The Navigatio is using Celtic myth as a hook on which to hang a manifesto of spiritual renewal in the monastic life, both eremitical and cenobitic.
JournalDancing in the Water of Life: Seeking Peace in the Hermitage. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 5, 1963-1965.; Edited by Robert E. Daggy. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1997, p. 131
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