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Date [Source / Page]Author QuotedTitle QuotedQuotation by Merton
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[Ltrs: HGL p. 464]
Marco PallisPeaks and Lamas First of all, I hope you will forgive the typewriter. I do not type well, but my writing is worse, and I am us..
[Ltrs: HGL p. 465]
Marco PallisWay and the Mountain I want to thank you especially for the books you so kindly sent. First of all, your own The Way and the Mounta..
[Ltrs: HGL p. 465-66]
Martin LingsMoslem saint of the twentieth century : Shaikh Ahmad al-'Alawi : his spiritual heritage and legacy And now above all, thank you for the superb book on Ahmad Al 'Alawi [by Martin Lings], superb because of its s..
[Ltrs: HGL p. 467-68]
Jacques Ellultechnological society / Jacques Ellul ; transl. from the French by John Wilkinson ; with an introd. by Robert K. Merton The old structures, manifestly inadequate in some ways, are being taken away, and instead of being spiritually..
[Ltrs: HGL p. 470]
Frithjof SchuonLanguage of the self / Frithjof Schuon ; transl. by Marco Pallis and Macleod Matheson I have been wanting to tell you how much I have benefited by your translations of Guenon and Schuon. Not only ..
[Ltrs: HGL p. 470]
Rene GuenonCrisis of the Modern World I have been wanting to tell you how much I have benefited by your translations of Guenon and Schuon. Not only ..
[Ltrs: HGL p. 477]
Chogyam TrungpaBorn in Tibet Many thanks for the book Born in Tibet. I have already read your excellent preface, which faces the problems c..

Abbreviations ▲ Source of Merton's Quotation and Citation
Ltrs: CforT The Courage for Truth: Letters of Thomas Merton to Writers.
Ltrs: Giroux Letters of Robert Giroux and Thomas Merton.
Ltrs: Hammer The Letters of Merton and Victor and Carolyn Hammer.
Ltrs: HGL The Hidden Ground of Love.
Ltrs: Laughlin Thomas Merton and James Laughlin: Selected Letters.
Ltrs: Leclercq Survival or Prophecy? The Letters of Merton and Jean Leclercq.
Ltrs: RtoJ The Road to Joy: Letters to New and Old Friends.
Ltrs: Ruether Letters of Merton and Rosemary Radford Ruether.
Ltrs: SofC The School of Charity. Letters on Religious Renewal.
Ltrs: WtoF Witness to Freedom: The Letters of Merton in Times of Crisis.