The Pocket Thomas Merton (Paperback)

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Description


This pocket-sized treasury of wisdom from the influential Christian contemplative, political activist, social visionary, and literary figure is abridged from the larger collection Seeds by Robert Inchausti (Shambhala, 2002).

About the Author


Thomas Merton (1915-1968) was a Trappist monk, writer, and peace and civil rights activist. Merton's works have had a profound impact on contemporary religious and philosophical thought. He is best known for his autobiography, The Seven Storey Mountain and New Seeds of Contemplation.

ROBERT INCHAUSTI is Professor of English at California Polytechnic State University.

Praise For…


"I heartily recommend purchasing this book, not merely to add to one's shelf of Merton collectibles, but to read it, stunned by its beauty. It glitters with sapphires, rubies, and emeralds, each flashing with extraordinary power. Everything fits and radiates here. I thought I had read Merton . . . and then I walked into Inchausti's garden of diamonds."—Gray Matthews, The Merton Seasonal

Product Details
ISBN: 9781590302736
ISBN-10: 1590302737
Abridged: Yes
Publisher: New Seeds
Publication Date: November 8th, 2005
Pages: 217
Language: English