Leilani Bentley, at the time of writing, was composing a freshman English class paper on a comparison between Merton and Dag Hammarskjold on the topic of contemplation and peace. He writes from Mulliken, Michigan.
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See also one published letter from Merton to Bentley in The Road to Joy, p. 345-346.
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||TLS to Merton
||In my college freshman English class, I'm working on a term paper, comparing you with
|| comparing Merton and Dag Hammarskjold on contemplation and peace / using Seven Storey Mountain / request more information / No Man Is an Island
||TL[c] from Merton
||Thanks for your nice letter. I will give you what help I can. First of all, I have read
|| read Hammarskjold's Markings "with great interest and sympathy" / "common interest in Meister Eckhart" / Johannes Tauler and John of the Cross / recommends Conjectures, Seeds, New Seeds / Merton's Gandhi - Hammarskjöld and Oriental thought / hasn't read recent biography on Hammarskjöld