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Author QuotedPierre Teilhard de Chardin
Title QuotedDivine Milieu
Date (Year/Month/Day)1960/12/05
ImprintNew York : [s.n.]. 1957
QuotationDid you mention something about Teilhard de Chardin? I have had some trouble there too. Ed [Rice] sent me a remarkable little book of T de C., the Divine Milieu. I liked it very much, and did a review article ["The Universe as Epiphany"] praising it. Of course I wanted to make clear that this was just a review of his book and not a general approbation of all T de C.'s work (and in any case I have not yet read the Phenomenon of Man). The censors of the order were true to form. They went into a panic, and the General took it up. Gave the article to some professor in Rome. The latter said there was really nothing wrong with the article but that Rome wanted Catholic magazines to keep silence about Teilhard de Chardin right now, and that it would be much better if I did not say anything. So it is not being published "¦
Quotation SourceThe Road to Joy: Letters to New and Old Friends.; Edited by Robert E. Daggy. / [S.l.] : Flame. 1990, p. 237
Letter toSister Therese Lenfoehr, s.d.s.
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