Fr. Matthew Fox (Br. Matthew in his letter to Merton) was a Dominican priest who stirred up quite a following and much controversy over his ideas about creation spirituality, denial of original sin, interfaith unity and ecological Christianity. The Vatican had him silenced and he was dismissed from the Dominicans. In 1994, he was accepted by an Episcopal bishop in California. At the time of writing to Merton, he was still in his graduate studies with the Dominicans.
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See also one published letter from Merton to Fox in The School of Charity, p. 327.
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||TLS to Merton
||My name is Bro. Matthew Fox. I am a Dominican and a deacon who will be ordained this Spring.
||TL[c] from Merton
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