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Merton's Correspondence with:

Fr. Matthew Fox

Fox, Matthew, Fr., O.P.  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1967
Volume: 2 item(s); 3 pg(s)

Scope and Content


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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Related Information and Links

See also one published letter from Merton to Fox in The School of Charity, p. 327.

Series List

This Record Sub-Group is not divided into Series and is arranged chronologically.

Container List

#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
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1. 1967/01/21 TLS to Merton My name is Bro. Matthew Fox. I am a Dominican and a deacon who will be ordained this Spring. «detailed view»
2. 1967/01/23 TL[c] from Merton I'll do my best to answer your questions. Unfortunately I am not too well informed as to what is «detailed view»

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