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Author QuotedJean Danielou
Title QuotedSigne du temple ou De la presence de Dieu
Date (Year/Month/Day)1950/10/09
ImprintParis : Gallimard. 1942
QuotationI am extremely eager to get Fr. Bouyer's new book on monasticism, but have not yet been able to do so. I feel that our book dealer sometimes takes orders and then forgets about them"”I mean for books to come out later. I liked his Saint Antoine. Still, I wonder if he does not overdo his interest in the fact that in the early ages of the Church people were so clearly aware that the fall had put the devil in charge of material things. Fr. Danielou's Signe du Temple, in its first chapter, gives a good counterpoise to that view"”for heaven still shone through creation and God was very familiar with men in Genesis!
Quotation SourceThe School of Charity: The Letters of Thomas Merton on Religious Renewal and Spiritual Direction.; Selected and edited by Brother Patrick Hart. / New York : Farrar Straus Giroux. 1990, p. 25
Letter toDom Jean Leclercq, o.s.b.
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