In this fourth volume of correspondence, readers discover "the literary Merton," who had a passion for writing, as well as "the whole Merton"-monk, social critic, friend. Selected, edited, and with an Introduction by Christine M. Bochen; Preface by William H. Shannon; Index.
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. The Sign of Jonas was originally published in 1953.