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Author QuotedArthur Koestler
Title QuotedThieves in the Night
Date (Year/Month/Day)1957/10/5
Imprint[S.l.] : [s.n.]. 1946
QuotationThe ending of Thieves in the Night is something of an anticlimax. A very useful book for monks who can read such books. Insights on community life. Joseph the cellarer. The Psalms-they are something special when read through Zionist glasses. As I say, one has to sing them as a Jew, or not at all.
Quotation SourceA Search for Solitude: Pursuing the Monk's True Life. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 3, 1952-1960.; Edited by Lawrence S. Cunningham. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1996, p. 128-29
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