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Author QuotedSaint John of the Cross
Title Quotedcomplete works of Saint John of the Cross, doctor of the church / Saint John of the Cross ; transl. from the critical edition of P. Silverio de Santa Teresa, and ed. by E. Allison Peers
Date (Year/Month/Day)1951/03/04
ImprintWestminster. MD : The Newman Press, 1949
QuotationShall I re-read the bits in The Ascent of Mount Carmel about the memory? They seem to do me so much good-always. Year after year, returning to them. In what sense do they make a difference in my life?
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. 452
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