Entering the Silence: Becoming a Monk and a Writer

Entering the Silence: Becoming a Monk and a Writer

by Thomas Merton

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Entering the Silence: Becoming a Monk and a Writer by Thomas Merton

The second volume of Thomas Merton's "gusty, passionate journals" (Thomas Moore) chronicles Merton's advancements to priesthood and emergence as a bestselling author with the surprise success of his autobiography, The Seven Storey Mountain. Spanning an eleven-year period, Entering the Silence reflects Merton's struggle to balance his vocation to solitude with the budding literary career that would soon established him as one of the most important spiritual writers of our century.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061741722
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 03/17/2009
Series: Journals of Thomas Merton , #2
Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 526
Sales rank: 1,037,720
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Thomas Merton (1915-1968) is widely regarded as one of the most influential spiritual writers of modern times. He was a Trappist monk, writer, and peace and civil rights activist. His bestselling books include The Seven-Storey Mountain, New Seeds of Contemplation, and Mystics and Zen Masters.

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