The Thomas Merton Encyclopedia

The Thomas Merton Encyclopedia

by William Henry Shannon, Patrick F. O'Connell, Christine M. Bochen
     
 

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The authoritative essays, with 350 entries and 50 illustrations, written by top Merton scholars, are arranged alphabetically and cover the following themes:

  • Merton's books
  • Essential themes that emerge from his books
  • Persons who were important in his life
  • The places where he lived out his life

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Overview

The authoritative essays, with 350 entries and 50 illustrations, written by top Merton scholars, are arranged alphabetically and cover the following themes:

  • Merton's books
  • Essential themes that emerge from his books
  • Persons who were important in his life
  • The places where he lived out his life

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570754265
Publisher:
Orbis Books
Publication date:
04/01/2002
Pages:
500
Product dimensions:
7.18(w) x 10.46(h) x 1.42(d)

Meet the Author

William H. Shannon, founder and first president of the International Thomas Merton Society; he is also the author of several books on Merton, including the acclaimed biography Silent Lamp. Msgr. Shannon is a priest of the diocese of Rochester, New York.

Christine M. Bochen is past president of the Merton Society and professor of religious studies at Nazareth College in Rochester, NY. She is editor of Thomas Merton: Essential Writings (Orbis Books Modern Spiritual Masters Series).

Patrick F. O'Connell, past president of the Merton Society, is editor of The Merton Seasonal and editor of Thomas Merton: Selected Essays. He lives in Erie, PA.

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