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Author Quoted 
Title QuotedCloud of Unknowing
Date (Year/Month/Day)1947/03/10
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QuotationTomorrow I begin the retreat. Yesterday I read a couple of chapters of The Cloud of Unknowing. Every time I pick up anything like that-including especially St. John of the Cross, I feel like the three wise men when they came out of Jerusalem and once more saw the star.
Quotation SourceEntering the Silence: Becoming a Monk and Writer. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 2, 1941-1952.; Edited by Jonathan Montaldo. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1996, p. 42
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