27 Dickinson, S.W.
April 24, 1960
I read your deeply moving letter; nobody could read it without strong emotions. I wish it could be read by many. To you its writing was a last little tribute to your husband, now dead. He was a martyr, and now I know that he was also a saint. Your devotion and your sufferings for himnone of them you would regretmade you, too, from a housewife and a clergymans spouse to a shining human being on earth.
You ask me who I am. My Dr. stands for M.D.; but in this country, now 21 years, I dedicated myself to historical research in Biblical times and wrote several books. As a sign of my admiration for you and your late husband, I mail you a copy of one of these books,