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The Pocket Thomas Merton

Author: Thomas Merton
Pub Date: 24/07/2017
Thomas Merton was spiritual parent to a generation. This collection of short excerpts from his voluminous writings covers all of his main themes, thus serving as a perfect short introduction to his work in his own words.
ISBN: 9781611803761
Availability: In stock

£8.99



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Thomas Merton (1915-1968) was spiritual parent to a generation-and his influence, through his many books, has only increased in the half-century since his death. He was a hermit who maintained a compelling correspondence with some of the most influential thinkers of his age; he was a social and a political activist whose ideas had a seminal influence in the world beyond his monastic cloister; and he was a Christian who saw through the boundaries of religious identity in a way that was truly the boundaries of religious identity in a way that was truly ahead of his time. This collection of short excerpts from his voluminous writings covers all of his main themes, thus serving as a perfect short introduction to his work in his own words.
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