Thomas Merton Center

Merton Correspondence:

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

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Type:  HLS - Holograph (handwritten) signed letter.

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

# of pages:  7

Published in:  

First Lines:  "I have almost finished the 'Imitation' and I fail to understand why anybody, catholic or non-"

Contents:  [same Anne from Manassas, Virginia as 1967/October/16 letter] Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis / asks Merton why it is wrong to despise earthly things and why would Jesus wish self-mortification / personal doubts / desire to be loved for more than her appearance / noise in modern life / the new Mass in English

Language:  English

Source or donor:  

Date received:  

Date added:  2004

Unique identifier:  Section A- "Unidentified First Names (filed at the end of the sequence):"    1967/October/24