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Author QuotedSergius Bolshakoff
Title QuotedRussian Mystics
Date (Year/Month/Day)1964/05/22
Imprint[S.l.] : [s.n.]. 1976
QuotationI have been, I repeat, foolishly and perhaps scandalously busy with a lot of absurd things, not the least of which is a preface to Bolshakoff's book on the Russian mystics. The real job of that was that I had to go through his whole ms. written in longhand and in impossible English, trying to make it readable. The material is good, or at least quite interesting, but otherwise I am now I suppose an honorary Cowley Father by reason of my support of Bolshakoff.
Quotation SourceThe Hidden Ground of Love: The Letters of Thomas Merton on Religious Experience and Social Concerns.; Selected and edited by William H. Shannon. / New York : Farrar Straus Giroux. 1985, p. 366
Letter toEtta Gullick
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