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Author QuotedPie Raymond Regamey
Title QuotedPoverty: An Essential Element in the Christian Life / Translated from the French by Rosemary Sheed
Date (Year/Month/Day)1956/03/03
ImprintNew York : Sheed & Ward. 1950
QuotationShall I add to the immense list of books you ought to read? The February issue [of La Vie Spirituelle] has an excellent article by Regamey on psychoanalysis. Not just saying that analysis is okay for pious folk, but much more, doing a lot of good analytical thinking on Catholic lines. Also if you don't know Gustave Thibon, get to know him real quick. He is excellent. Regamey has other good books"”Poverty is one, The Cross and the Christian is good. Louis Bouyer's Paschal Mystery is good. You might like Hilda Graef's book on Edith Stein"”but oh well, there we go again. Everyone probably forgets that all you do is read books. I don't know how you can possibly stand it. I read actually very little now. Just walk around and think.
Quotation SourceWitness to Freedom: The Letters of Thomas Merton in Times of Crisis.; Selected and edited by William H. Shannon. / New York : Farrar Straus Giroux. 1994, p. 130
Letter toNaomi Burton Stone
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