Thomas Merton: The Monastic Vision Paperback

The Monastic Vision

by Lawrence S. Cunningham;

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Thomas Merton: The Monastic Vision

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Taking up where Merton's own Seven Storey Mountain ends, this penetrating biography by Lawrence Cunningham explores Merton's monastic life and his subsequent growth into a modern-day spiritual master. Though the basic story of Thomas Merton's life may be well known, the details of his spiritual development are less familiar. Cunningham shows that Merton's prolific writings and his continuing influence can only be understood against the background of his contemplative experience as a Trappist monk. "If one does not understand Merton as a monk," writes Cunningham, "one does not understand Merton at all." Merton emerges from this balanced and reliable account as an extraordinary Christian seeker and pioneer whose faith in the power of the contemplative life remains highly relevant today.

Thomas Merton: The Monastic Vision by Lawrence S. Cunningham was published by Eerdmans Publishing Company in October 1999 and is our 40147th best seller. The ISBN for Thomas Merton: The Monastic Vision is 9780802802224.

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Details for Thomas Merton: The Monastic Vision

Page last updated 11th October 2016
Author / Artist
Book Formatpaperback
PublisherEerdmans Publishing Company (October 1999)
Number of Pages244
Thickness14 mm
Height229 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code31920
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