Thomas Merton Center

Merton Correspondence:

The "Dodge, James, Fr. (pseud., Fr. Linus, O.C.S.O.)" file

Single Item Record for the Date:
1942/no-month/no-day (#03)


Type:  TAL - Typed letter (not siged) with holograph (handwritten) annotations.

To/From:  to Merton from "Dodge, James, Fr. (pseud., Fr. Linus, O.C.S.O.)"-->

# of pages:  4

Published in:  

First Lines:  "Round Three: In a sense, yes, my real question was, are we to-day real Cistercians. But actually"

Contents:  [photocopies previously in Section A, originals transferred from Sub-Section H.7, Accession 2 (2016)]] is it not the Cistercian charism to live out Benedict's rule to the letter? / is a Moral Identity enough if not fully observed? / current community as bad as 12th century Cluny in regard to food, clothing and other matters of poverty / importance of silence / early Cistercian reform was first material and then spiritual

Language:  English

Source or donor:  Mepkin Abbey Archives

Date received:  2016/05/01

Date added:  2016

Unique identifier:  Section A- "Dodge, James, Fr. (pseud., Fr. Linus, O.C.S.O.):"    1942/no-month/no-day? (#03)