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Merton's Correspondence with:

Fr. Gerard Bryan, O.C.S.O.

Bryan, Gerard, Fr., O.C.S.O.  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1963, 1966
Volume: 3 item(s); 4 pg(s)

Scope and Content


Fr. Gerard Bryan, a monk of Gethsemani, was completing a doctoral dissertation in Rome on St. Bernard of Clairvaux and Teilhard de Chardin. (Source: The School of Charity, p. 303).

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See also one published letter from Merton to Bryan in The School of Charity, pp. 303-304.

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Container List

#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
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1. 1963/no/no? TL[c] from Merton The thing I forgot was this. It is really no special problem but I thought for once I might spell Merton Collection at Bellarmine College / Dom James Fox and his disapproval of the idea «detailed view»
2. 1966/05/08 TLS to Merton That letter of your received in July has been waiting an answer for many a month. I postponed «detailed view»
3. 1966/05/27 TL[c] from Merton Thanks for your letter. I was glad to hear from you, though I well understand that in Rome one does connection between Vladimir Soloviev and Teilhard de Chardin (and St. Bernard) - Gregory of Nyssa / Dom Samson Wicksteed (of Caldey Abbey) «detailed view»

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