A new charter for monasticism, 1970.


A new charter for monasticism, 1970.

Typescript and photocopy (positive) copies (3 total), with ms. notations, of Moffitt's book A new charter for monasticism. The book is an account of a meeting of monastic superiors of the Far East, held in Bangkok, Dec. 1-15, 1968, together with papers read at the meeting. Meeting sessions brought together representatives of various Far East monastic orders. Thomas Merton and Dom Jean Leclercq are included in the book. Also included is a Mar. 10, 1974, newspaper article about the author, 2 1987 obituaries of the author, an undated Report on unpublished work, an undated Bibliography of published work, and a Dec. 6, 1975, issue of the periodical America, with an article by Moffitt entitled "Who or what is a religious poet?"

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Leclercq, Jean, 1911-1993

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Moffitt, John, 1929-2008

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Author, editor, and poet, b. 1908 in Harrisburg, Pa.; member of contemporary Indian monastic order for 25 years, later converted to Catholicism; poetry and copy editor for America Magazine; author of numerous books and articles on religion and monasticism; d. 1987. From the description of Papers of John Moffitt, 1916-1974. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55771568 From the description of Papers of John Moffitt, 1978-1980, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat ...

Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968

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Trappist monk and author. From the description of Thomas Merton Collection, 1940-1986. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 32689646 Thomas Merton (Father Louis), M.A. Columbia 1939, was a widely read Catholic author and social critic who lived as a member of the Cistercian Order of the Strict Observance, the Trappists, from 1941 till his death in Bangkok in 1968. From the description of Thomas Merton papers, 1923-1989. (Columbia University In the City of New Yo...