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Thomas Merton's Dark Path: The Inner Experience of a Contemplative
     

Thomas Merton's Dark Path: The Inner Experience of a Contemplative

by William H. Shannon
 

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In the mystical tradition the "dark," or apophatic way has a long history. It is the way of John of the Cross, of Master Eckhart, of Juliana of Norwich, of the anonymous author of The Cloud of Unknowing, and of Thomas Merton. This dark path of contemplation that Merton followed, wrote about extensively, and considered the focal point of his life is the

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In the mystical tradition the "dark," or apophatic way has a long history. It is the way of John of the Cross, of Master Eckhart, of Juliana of Norwich, of the anonymous author of The Cloud of Unknowing, and of Thomas Merton. This dark path of contemplation that Merton followed, wrote about extensively, and considered the focal point of his life is the subject of William H. Shannon's book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781466801851
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date:
03/01/1987
Sold by:
Macmillan
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
856,901
File size:
537 KB

Meet the Author

William Shannon is the author of Thomas Merton's Dark Path. He also edited The Hidden Ground of Love, the first volume of Merton's correspondence.


William Shannon is the author of Thomas Merton's Dark Path.  He also edited The Hidden Ground of Love, the first volume of Merton's correspondence.

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