[percy-l] Lonergan and Percy?

marcus at loyno.edu marcus at loyno.edu
Fri Jan 2 19:31:13 EST 2004

I've dipped into Lonergan--and heard lots of talk about him
from colleagues at Loyola (some of them Jesuit)--but do not
recall WP ever discussing him or mentioning him.

Marcus Smith

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From: <Robert_Pauley at oxy.com>
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Subject: RE: [percy-l] Lonergan and Percy?
Date: Fri, 2 Jan 2004 15:18:13 -0800
> I'm curious if anyone has comment on recent flap regarding
> Bob Coles quoting (misquoting?) Percy on Bruce
> Springsteen. Coles claims Percy was a gushing fan of
> Springsteen's, as Coles is, and his quotes are taken from
> memory. So he can't back them up. But quotes are being
> challenged by New Republic magazine and by Percy's nephew,
> who says they don't sound a thing like Walker. I agree.
> Quotes sound phony.   
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:percy-l-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of
> Nikkibar at aol.com Sent: Friday, January 02, 2004 1:44 PM
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> Subject: Re: [percy-l] Lonergan and Percy?
>     Dear Rhonda,
>     I don't ever recall Walker mentioning someone named
> Lonergan in the book meetings. He would from time to time
> drop a word ot two about other reading he was up to if he
> found it interesting, but this sparks no blip of
> recognition on my screen. Marcus Smith might perhaps be a
> better informant?
>     Nikki
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