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Author QuotedHenry Corbin
Title QuotedHistoire de la philosophie islamique. Des origines jusqu'à la mort d'Averroës (595-1198) / In collaboration with Seyyed Hosseîn Nasr et Osman Yahya
Date (Year/Month/Day)1968/04/13
ImprintParis : Gallimard. 1964
QuotationGetting back to my own active life: one thing I can do for your ecumenical section is at least to review more books. It would be important to review the Histoire de la Philosophie Islamique by Nasr and Corbin (Gallimard, 1964). I have another book of Nasr I can review. If you would have someone keep a lookout for Buddhist, Islamic and other books in French and get them for me I'll do a bulletin. As to monasteries"”I am not in contact with any. But what I could do is this: possibly I may be sent to the AIM meeting in Bangkok. Dom Leclercq is most anxious for me to go. If you write to Dom Flavian and urge him to send me, and also suggest that I visit some monasteries of Buddhists, etc., to write a chronique for Collectanea, that might provide something interesting. However, all this is very uncertain "¦
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. 376
Letter toFather Charles Dumont
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