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'Monastic reform : a memorandum'

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1. Article (Essay) D.5 Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968; In the bound volume of Merton: Collected Essays from the Merton Center Reading Room, Volume 12, page 65.
2. Article (Essay) E.1 Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968; 1971 Contemplation in a world of action Originally written as "Monastic Reform: Memorandum to Pope John XXIII." This and later drafts were never sent to the Pope. Rewritten as "Monastic Renewal: Problems and Prospects" and published in the book Contemplation in a World of Action as "Problems and Prospects" (1971) and in as "Monastic Renewal: A Memorandum" in The Monastic Journey (1977). See also:  Monastic renewal : problems and prospects (for Ed Rice) --> «detailed view» -->