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Merton's Correspondence with:

Richard Bass; Bass, Rick; Rick Bass

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Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1965
Volume: 1 item(s); 1 pg(s)

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See one published letter from Merton to Bass in Witness to Freedom, p. 320.

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

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1. 1965/04/05 TL[c] from Merton I am happy to say a word to your fellow members of the Guild of St Paul in your parish: you leave faith of converts vs. "cradle Catholics" / value of perspective of converts / changes in the Catholic Church / value of changing language to the vernacular / value of retention of Latin and Gregorian chant in monastic choir / avoiding "triumphalism" in our views «detailed view»

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