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Author QuotedHutterian Brethren (ed.)
Title QuotedChildren in Community
Date (Year/Month/Day)1964/07/04
ImprintRifton NY : Plough Publishing House. 1963
QuotationA special word for the beautiful book Children in Community. This is a very special success, with all the modesty of its production, it is certainly an outstanding picture book, one that is really much more than it appears to be. (So many ambitious and pretentious projects in this line are actually far less than they want to be or claim to be.) Here there is a kind of intangible and indefinable spiritual "plus" that surely comes from the Lord Himself. Such a wonderful quality. The texts are marvelous and the pictures a real joy. I shall never get tired of this book, and the other monks and I will continue to enjoy it as long as we live, I hope. It will remain a deep bond with you.
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. 220
Letter toBrother H. of the Bruderhof community
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