Thomas Merton: I Have Seen What I Was Looking for, Selected Spiritual Writings

Thomas Merton: I Have Seen What I Was Looking for, Selected Spiritual Writings

by M. Basil Pennington, Thomas Merton
     
 

An informative and fascinating look at Merton's life and writings by a fellow-Trappist. Pennington describes Merton as “a monk, a mystic — yes! A merry, mischievous monk and a modern, muddied mystic. Deadly intent upon becoming a saint — what else is there to do — knowing that a can of beer is a help along the way.” Father Basil takes us

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An informative and fascinating look at Merton's life and writings by a fellow-Trappist. Pennington describes Merton as “a monk, a mystic — yes! A merry, mischievous monk and a modern, muddied mystic. Deadly intent upon becoming a saint — what else is there to do — knowing that a can of beer is a help along the way.” Father Basil takes us on a whirlwind review through the seasons of Merton's life and work.

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ISBN-13:
9781565482258
Publisher:
New City Press NY
Publication date:
08/28/2005
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

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