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Author QuotedHannah Arendt
Title QuotedHuman Condition
Date (Year/Month/Day)1960/05/13
ImprintChicago : University of Chicago Press. c1958
QuotationI have been reading a fabulous book, The Human Condition by Hannah Arendt, the one who wrote such a good one on [The Origins of] Totalitarianism. This is very fine, once one gets into it. And for once someone is saying something really new, though it is also really old. I recommend it.
Quotation SourceThe Hidden Ground of Love: The Letters of Thomas Merton on Religious Experience and Social Concerns.; Selected and edited by William H. Shannon. / New York : Farrar Straus Giroux. 1985, p. 395
Letter toJohn Harris
Link to Merton's Copy 42023 

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