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Author QuotedEucherius
Title QuotedContemptus Mundi
Date (Year/Month/Day)1962/07/28
QuotationAntigone and stoical tropes of St. Eucherius in his contemptus mundi, [rejection of the world]: the beauty of his prose. How the heavens observe the laws of God when they have been once commanded and we, with volumes of laws, do not obey Him.
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. 234
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