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Merton's Correspondence with:

Mrs. Nunn

Nunn, Mrs.  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1964
Volume: 1 item(s); 1 pg(s)

Scope and Content

Thomas Merton responds to a Methodist woman who asked Merton for clarification about some aspect of The Seven Storey Mountain. Merton admits he would have written much of it differently, "[i]ncluding that statement about becoming a 'saint'." He also explains the meaning of the title of the book and writes on grace.


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Related Information and Links

See also one published letter from Merton to Mrs. Nunn in Witness to Freedom, pp. 310-311.

Series List

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

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#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
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1. 1964/01/10 TAL[c] from Merton Of course a lot of water has gone under the bridge in the years ( almost twenty) since I wrote «detailed view»

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