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Author QuotedVladimir Lossky
Title QuotedVision de Dieu
Date (Year/Month/Day)1964/12/22
Imprint[S.l.] : Delachaux & Niestle. 1962
QuotationAm finally reading Vladimir Lossky's fine book La Vision de Dieu which reminds me that the best thing that has come out of the Council is the Declaration on Ecumenism, particularly the part on oriental theology. If it were a matter of choosing between "contemplation" and "eschatology" there is no question that I am, and would always be, committed entirely to the latter. Here in the hermitage, returning necessarily to beginnings, I know where my beginning was, having the Name and Godhead of Christ preached in Corpus Christi Church. I heard and believed.
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. 181
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