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A Thomas Merton reader.

Thomas Merton

A Thomas Merton reader.

Edited by Thomas P. McDonnell.

by Thomas Merton

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Published by Harcourt, Brace & World in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Monastic and religious life

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 553 p. ;
    Number of Pages553
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18810711M

      Thomas Merton (–), a Trappist monk, was one of the most well-known Catholic writers of the 20th century. He was the author of more than 60 books, including the story of his conversion, Seven Storey Mountain, a modern spiritual Merton is .   Thomas Merton was a person who brought focus to what was going on in civic and Roman Catholic circles by challenging. I have the privelege to know two other men who were monks as well, moved to.

      Thomas Merton (–) was a Trappist monk of the Abbey of Gethsemani, Kentucky, as well as a bestselling writer, poet, social activist, and student of comparative religion. This posthumously published book is a collection of prefaces that Merton wrote for international editions of Pages:   A Thomas Merton reader Item Preview remove-circle A Thomas Merton reader by Merton, Thomas, Publication date Topics Monastic and religious life Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Alethea Bowser on Decem SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:

    The popularity of Merton's book resulted in profits, and the money Merton earned was used at the Abbey of Gethsemane for much-needed improvements and expansion. As Rice noted, however, it also "catapulted Merton into the eyes of the world," making a celebrity of a man who wanted to live in solitude. A Thomas Merton Reader,edited by Thomas P. The Collected Poems Of Thomas Merton Poetry by Thomas Merton In , New Directions brought out Thomas Merton’s first book of verse. By the time of his tragic, untimely death in , Father Louis (as he was known at the Trappist monastery where he lived for twenty-seven years) had published upwards of fifty books and pamphlets, including several more collections of poetry.


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Jenkins. Thomas Merton served as master of novices at the Abbey of Gethsemane for ten years, from October until he moved permanently to his hermitage in August of Beginning in April ofhis lectures to the novices and later to the.