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Author QuotedJohannes Tauler
Title QuotedBook of the Poor in Spirit
Date (Year/Month/Day)1966/08/07
QuotationI walked out in a broad open field in the East Farm (Linton's) and watched the high cool clouds, and said aloud several times the word "Revolution" to see how it sounded. Then I read in the Book of the Poor in Spirit [by Johannes Tauler] how by many deaths we must come to see God.
JournalLearning to love: exploring solitude and freedom. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 6, 1966-1967.; Edited by Christine M. Bochen. / [San Francisco] : HarperCollins. 1997, p. 113
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