Merton and Friends: A Joint Biography of Thomas Merton, Robert Lax and Edward Rice

Merton and Friends: A Joint Biography of Thomas Merton, Robert Lax and Edward Rice

by James Harford

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826418692
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 08/20/2007
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

About the Author


James Harford, a graduate of Yale College in mechanical engineering, was for 37 years the staff director of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He is the author of Korolev: How One Man Masterminded the Soviet Drive to Beat America, which which won the Social Science Book Prize of the International Academy of Astronautics and the Robert H. Goddard Historical Essay Prize of the National Space Club. He met Robert Lax in Paris in 1952, which led to a friendship with Lax and Edward Rice that lasted over fifty years. He served on the board of directors of Jubilee magazine.

Table of Contents

1. Seeds of Unorthodoxy 2. Spiritual Hippies 3. The War, the Monk, the Manhattanites 4. Literary Triumphs 5. Jubilee's Heyday 6. Vatican II, Before and After 7. Romances, Deaths 8. Odysseys 9. Laurels 10/ A Merton Movement 11. Ups, Downs, Funerals 12. Legacy for a Troubled Catholicism

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