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Author QuotedDaniel Callahan
Title QuotedHonesty in the Church
Date (Year/Month/Day)1964/12/10
QuotationScribners sent Daniel Callahan's book Honesty in the Church in proof. I will not make a statement on it, as it would tend to mislead people if I did. (That is to say a lot of readers who lack the maturity and sophistication to understand such a book might get in trouble reading it.) However, it is a very outspoken, even indignant, criticism of all the doubletalk, maneuverings and pretenses that are too characteristic of the Church's official acts sometimes.
Quotation SourceDancing in the Water of Life: Seeking Peace in the Hermitage. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 5, 1963-1965.; Edited by Robert E. Daggy. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1997, p. 178-79
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