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Merton's Correspondence with:

Jeannette Yakel

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Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1967
Volume: 2 item(s); 2 pg(s)

Scope and Content

Jeannette Yakel asks how God could permit cruelty to animals and their suffering. Merton offers a response.


Jeannette Yakel writes from Green Island, New York.

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Related Information and Links

See also one published letter from Merton to Yakel in The Road to Joy, p. 347.

Series List

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

Container List

#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
 y/m/dMerton Scan ✉ 
1. 1967/02/28 TLS to Merton Lately I have become aware of all the cruelty to animals that goes on in the world and it torments «detailed view»
2. 1967/03/21 TL[c] from Merton Any question about unjust and useless suffering is difficult to answer, and I must admit that I «detailed view»

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