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Thomas Merton"s paradise journey

writings on contemplation

by William Henry Shannon

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Published by Burns & Oates, St. Anthony Messenger Press in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Cincinnati, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968.,
  • Contemplation -- History of doctrines -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam H. Shannon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV5091.C7 S48 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination307 p. :
    Number of Pages307
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6897237M
    ISBN 10086012309X, 0867163488
    LC Control Number00699562
    OCLC/WorldCa43619179

    Thomas Merton is regarded as one of the most influential Catholic writers of the twentieth century. The Thomas Merton Collection brings together four of Merton’s key works and three books about his life, spiritual perspectives, and teachings. Combined, these works provide a complete picture of the development of Merton’s spiritual perspectives, and their application to daily life. “Thomas Merton's Paradise Journey: Writings on Contemplation”, p, Bloomsbury Publishing Zen is consciousness unstructured by particular form or particular system, a trans-cultural, trans-religious, transformed consciousness.

    He is the author of numerous books, including Thomas Merton’s Paradise Journey: Writings on Contemplation, An Introduction and Exploring the Catechism of the Catholic Church. He is the founding president of the International Thomas Merton : He is the author of numerous books, including Thomas Merton s Paradise Journey: Writings on Contemplation, An Introduction and Exploring the Catechism of the Catholic Church. He is the founding president of the International Thomas Merton Society.

    The mystery of Thomas Merton’s marriage to the forest is a rich and overlooked sub-theme in one of the most celebrated spiritual stories of modern times. A contemplative master of monumental fame and significance, Thomas Merton’s life reads like a great drama in which all the crises and challenges of modernity are portrayed in the searching.   He is the author of numerous books, including Thomas Merton’s Paradise Journey: Writings on Contemplation, An Introduction and Exploring the Catechism of the Catholic Church. He is the founding president of the International Thomas Merton : $


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