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Bunge, Gabriel, Br., O.S.B.

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Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence

Dates of materials: 1963

Volume: 2 item(s); 4 pg(s)

Scope and Content


At the time of writing, Br. Gabriel Bunge was a Benedictine monk of Chevetogne Abbey, a monastery known for seeking reconciliation between Western and Eastern Christianity. He was later ordained as a monk, lived as a hermit in Swiss mountains from the 1980's, and was received into the Orthodox Church as a monk in 2010.

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See also the "Rousseau, Oliver" file for another monk of Chevetogne Abbey.

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SeriesDateTypeTo/FromFirst LinesPubFull TextNotes
 1963/02/22 TLS[x]from MertonI am afraid I am not able to be a very good correspondent. Sometimes I can answer letters,  [copied from Sub-Section H.7, Hart Working Files]
 1963/12/12 TLSto MertonNearly one year ago I got a letter from you, in which letter you gave me some good counsels, which I  [encloses Latin text from St. Augustine] mystical traditions of Meister Eckhart, Origen, and the early Cistercians / desire for the eremitic life

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