Thomas Merton Center

Merton Correspondence:

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

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Type:  TL[c] - Carbon copy of a typed letter (not signed).

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

# of pages:  1

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First Lines:  "It was good to hear from you again after so long a time. I often think of you and keep you in my"

Contents:  Merton responds to her question about "sexual excitation during ecstasy and mystical prayer" / John of the Cross / Dom Eugene Boylan / the Syrian hermit Philoxenus of Mabbog (also Mabbogh, MabbĂ´gh, Mabbug or Mabbugh) / succubi of the Middle Ages / Merton thinks that sexual arousal during mystical prayer is a problem or sign of weakness / Dutch psychiatrist Anna Terruwe

Language:  English

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Date added:  2004

Unique identifier:  Section A- "Unidentified First Names (filed at the end of the sequence):"    1965/October/09