The Intimate Merton: His Life from His Journals

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Paperback. Pub the Date: February. 2001 Pages: 400 in Publisher by: HarperOne In the this diary-like memoir. Composed of his most poignant and insightful journal entries. Of The Intimate Merton lays bare the steep ways of Thomas Merton's spiritual Statistics path. Culled from the seven volumes of his personal journals. this twenty nine year chronicle deepens and extends the story Thomas Merton recounted and made famous in The Seven Storey Mountain. This book is the spiritual autobiography of our century's most celeated monk - the wisdom gained from the personal experience of an enduring spiritual teacher. Here is Merton's account of his life's major challenges. his confrontations with monastic and church hierarchies. his interaction with religious traditions east and west. and his antiwar and civil-rights activities. In The Intimate Merton we engage a writer's art of confess...

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Selections from Merton's journals chronicle the challenges and the spiritual progress in the Trappist monk's life, reflecting his spiritual vision and self-scrutiny and acting as an accidental autobiography

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"Brilliant social, political, and personal commentaries."-- "New York Times Book Review"I rejoice in this rich volume...It is a book I will keep by my bed for the spiritual nourishment and the pure joy in the writing."-- "Frank McCourt, author of "'Tis and "Angela's Ashes"With the publication of this stunning, diary-like memoir, the gravitational pull of Thomas Merton's legacy will have no end in sight."-- "The Merton Seasonal

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