Thomas Merton Center

Merton Correspondence:

The "Unidentified First Names (filed at the end of the sequence)" file

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Type:  TAL[c] - Carbon copy of a typed letter (not siged) with holograph annotations.

To/From:  to Jacque from Merton from "Unidentified First Names (filed at the end of the sequence)"-->

# of pages:  1

Published in:  Road to Joy

First Lines:  "First of all don't let anyone push you into a convent. If you don't want to go it is a sign you"

Contents:  [handwritten note by Merton at the top: "(a young girl)" - The Road to Joy, p. 331] Merton advises against her going to a convent if she does not want to go and that it is a sign that it is not God's will - religious life good but not for everyone - she must appeal to conscience while open to God and those in authority

Language:  English

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Date added:  2004

Unique identifier:  Section A- "Unidentified First Names (filed at the end of the sequence):"    1964/February/06