Merton Mystic at the Center of America (Way of the Christian Mystics) by Thomas Mulvihill King

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  • Christian Mysticism,
  • Religion - Church Life,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Institutions & Organizations,
  • Biography: general,
  • Merton, Thomas,
  • Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church,
  • 1915-1968,
  • Merton, Thomas,

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages150
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Open LibraryOL8044164M
ISBN 100814650147
ISBN 109780814650141

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Sign up now. In Choosing to Love the World, Thomas Merton inspires us to look deep within. This new printing is not a newly revised edition, only an enlarged one. The revised edition of remains intact except that its short introduction has been greatly expanded to appear here as Chapters I and II.

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Aug 01,  · About the Author THOMAS MERTON () was a Trappist monk, spiritual director, political activist, social critic, and one of the most-read spiritual writers of the twentieth century.

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May 01,  · 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 a controversial figure. Merton’s classic outlines the foundations for a functionalist sociology.

Includes his classic work on manifest and latent functions, an excellent companion to the work of Parsons and Shils. Robert. Social Theory and Social Structure. New York: Free Press.

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Thomas Merton wrote The Silent Life a decade after he took orders. In his Prologue, Merton describes the book as "a meditation on the monastic life by one who, without any merit of his own, is privileged to know that life on the inside who seeks only to speak as the mouthpiece of a tradition centuries.Thomas Merton’s memoir The Seven Storey Mountain is, for me, the most important book I ever read.

It had a lot to do with my conversion to Catholicism. Stumbling into the Chartres cathedral.

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