Living with Wisdom Paperback
A Life of Thomas Merton
by Jim Forest;
In Stock - Usually dispatched within 24 hours
Price and PurchaseOffer price: £18.99 Free UK Delivery Go to Basket
If you're buying for a church, school or business, why not Buy Now Pay Later?Find Out More
Living with Wisdom
Full Product Description
Living with Wisdom by Jim Forest was published by Orbis Books in January 2009 and is our 37079th best seller. The ISBN for Living with Wisdom is 9781570757549.
Reviews of Living with Wisdom
Customer reviews and testimonials Write a review
Living With WisdomMary Bartholomew, via The Good Book Stall
Living with Wisdom is a comprehensive introduction to the life of Thomas Merton, one of the most influential and widely read of modern spiritual figures. The author Jim Forest was a close friend and is therefore able to give an intimate portrait of Merton. Merton’s most famous book, “The Seven Storey Mountain”, the story of how he became a Trappist monk, has been read by millions and translated into dozens of languages. Forest details Merton’s life from babyhood through to his tragic death in 1968, including his time at the abbey of Gethsemane, his travels to India and meeting with the Dalai Lama, his brief love affair with his nurse, and his lifelong interest in other religions. He was not without his critics who objected to his identification with pacifist groups and his interest in other religious traditions, particularly Buddhism. His reaching out to non-Christians took up a great part of his life and writings. Of particular value is the very extensive collection of photographs which accompany the text. If you read only one book about Thomas Merton, this is it.
Got a question? No problem! Just click here to ask us about Living with Wisdom.
Details for Living with Wisdom
|Author / Artist||Jim Forest|
|Publisher||Orbis Books (January 2009)|
|Number of Pages||230|
|Page last updated||16th June 2017|