Primacy of Love

by Br. Anthony

Each spring, a Christian/Zen retreat is held at Gethsemani Abbey. Zen Master Dae Gak and Brother Anthony participate each year. These selections are from Br. Anthony's talk at the 1997 retreat.

I think Thomas Merton really saw that in turning to the east we stand to experience a great enrichment. In opening ourselves to other traditions, we see much more deeply into our own tradition. This deepening of one's own tradition is the most important thing that I have experienced. You cannot know Zen . . .

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