Merton responds to a question about the psychological and theological issue surrounding sexuality and sexual love. Since he admits not generally responding to such problems in a monastic setting, he refers Lytton to some books on the subject, including The Art of Loving by Erich Fromm and In Defense of Purity by Dietrich Von Hildebrand.
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See also one published letter from Merton to Lytton in Witness to Freedom, pp. 309-310.
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||TL[c] from Merton
||I am afraid your question catches me off base: it is so long since I have dealt directly with these