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Merton's Correspondence with:

Steven S. Schwarzschild; Steven Schwarzschild; Schwarzschild, Steven S.; Stephen S. Schwarzschild

Schwarzschild, Stephen, Rabbi, 1924-1989  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1962
Volume: 4 item(s); 9 pg(s)

Scope and Content

Merton and Schwarzschild discuss Merton's writings against war, such as "Christian Ethics and Nuclear War" and "Target Equals City", and whether Merton can validly stop short of total pacifism.


Rabbi Stephen Schwarzschild was a pacifist rabbi writing from Temple Beth El in Lynn, Massachusetts.

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Related Information and Links

See also Cold War Letters #41 published in Witness to Freedom, pp. 35-36.

Series List

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#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
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1. 1962/02/01 HLS to Merton Zalman Schachter has just sent me several of your recent essays. I had seen the one «detailed view»
2. 1962/02/07 HLS to Merton As an addendum to my recent note: I have just read your essay "Target Equals City." «detailed view»
3. 1962/02/24 transcript from Merton Thanks for your two very good letters. I am happy that Z - sent you my texts on peace, for they [Cold War Letters #41 - transcript from bound set] «detailed view»
4. 1962/03/01 HLS to Merton I think you are probably right: there are too many "statements" around these days anyway. «detailed view»

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