Friday, August 28, 2009

monasticism as prophecy

"The great problem for monasticism today is not survival, but prophecy."
- Thomas Merton in the letter to Fr. Jean Leclerq in which he accepted the invitation to speak at the Congress in Bangkok. 1968.

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