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Merton's Correspondence with:

Mrs. Walker

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Descriptive Summary

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

Scope and Content

Although Mrs. Walker's letter to Merton is not extant, it seems she expressed concern over a shift in Merton's writings from contemplation and prayer to social issues like racism in the southern United States. Merton explains his continuing commitment to contemplative life and that there are valid religious issues to consider in confronting the problem of racism.


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1. 1965/06/03 TL[c] from Merton Don't think I am repudiating my earlier books or putting contemplation aside. There is a deeper «detailed view»

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