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Author QuotedPlacide Tempels
Title Quotedphilosophie bantou
Date (Year/Month/Day)1961/07/18
ImprintParis : Presence africaine. [1961]
QuotationI have thought and spoken... with Père Danielou whom, as theologian, I consider my director and who was here over the weekend. I had planned to go over the whole subject of the civitas Christiana but did not formally and expressly do so. But much was said that really covered that subject.... Recommended [Placide] Temples on Bantu philosophy, new novel of J[ulien] Green (we wrote Green a card in the car returning from Loretto), Corbin and the gnostics. Gnostics angry at Yaweh who deceived them.
Quotation SourceTurning Toward the World: The Pivotal Years. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 4, 1960-1963.; Edited by Victor A. Kramer. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1996, p. 142-43
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