No Man Is an Island

No Man Is an Island

by Thomas Merton

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Overview

A recapitulation of his earlier work Seeds of Contemplation, this collection of sixteen essays plumbs aspects of human spirituality. Merton addresses those in search of enduring values, fulfillment, and salvation in prose that is, as always, inspiring and compassionate. “A stimulating series of spiritual reflections which will prove helpful for all struggling to...live the richest, fullest and noblest life” (Chicago Tribune).

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ISBN-13: 9780156027731
Publisher: HMH Books
Publication date: 10/28/2002
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 50,160
Product dimensions: 7.96(w) x 5.18(h) x 0.72(d)

About the Author


Thomas Merton (1915-1968) was born in France and came to live in the United States at the age of 24. He received several awards recognizing his contribution to religious study and contemplation, including the Pax Medal in 1963, and remained a devoted spiritualist and a tireless advocate for social justice until his death in 1968.

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"A stimulating series of spiritual reflections which will prove helpful for all struggling to find the meaning of human existence and to live the richest, fullest, and noblest life."—Chicago Tribune

"Merton wrote of ageless spiritual life and religious devotion with the knowledge of a modern."—New York Times

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