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Initiation into the Monastic Tradition 9
Thomas Merton, Edited by Patrick F. O'Connell, Preface by William R. Grimes
Thomas Merton's deep roots in his own Cistercian tradition are on display in the two sets of conferences on the early days of the Order included in the present volume. The first surveys the relevant m ...
Fifteen Sessions with the Famous Trappist Monk
Thomas Merton, Edited by Jon M. Sweeney, Foreword by Paul Quenon, OCSO
Thomas Merton's sessions with the young monks at the Abbey of Gethsemani showcase Merton's brilliant ability to survey the key figures and synthesize their writings, inspiring his listeners and reader ...
His Interreligious Dialogue, Inter-monastic Exchanges, and Their Legacy
Jaechan Anselmo Park, OSB, Foreword by William Skudlarek, OSB, Preface by Bonnie B. Thurston
Thomas Merton recognized the value and possibility of contemplative dialogue between monastics and contemplatives of other religious traditions and hoped that, through such dialogue, monastics would s ...
Thomas Merton; Foreword by Sarah Coakley
This guide to monastic prayer, written in 1968 and thus turning out to be Thomas Merton's final testament to us, is now available in a new edition commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of his death. ...
Thomas Merton, Edited by Jon M. Sweeney, Foreword by Michael N. McGregor
Thomas Merton's lectures to the young monastics at the Abbey of Gethsemani provide a good look at Merton the scholar. A Course in Christian Mysticism gathers together, for the first time, the best of ...
Initiation into the Monastic Tradition 8
Thomas Merton, Edited by Patrick F. O'Connell
These conferences, presented by Thomas Merton to the novices at the Abbey of Gethsemani in 1963-1964, focus mainly on the life and writings of his great Cistercian predecessor, St. Bernard of Clairvau ...
The Hidden Christ of Thomas Merton
While numerous studies have celebrated Thomas Merton's witness as an interfaith pioneer, poet, and peacemaker, there have been few systematic treatments of his Christology as such, and no sustained ex ...
Initiation into the Monastic Tradition 7
Thomas Merton; Edited by Patrick F. O'Connell; Preface by John Eudes Bamberger, OCSO
As master of novices for ten years (1955–1965) at the Cistercian Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani in Kentucky, Thomas Merton was responsible for the spiritual formation of young men preparing for monas ...
"Early Essays, 1947-1952"
Thomas Merton; Edited with an Introduction by Patrick F. O'Connell; Foreword by Jonathan Montaldo
This volume gathers together twelve essays that Thomas Merton wrote for various journals between 1947 and 1952, the years that saw the publication of his best-selling autobiography The Seven Storey Mo ...
The Formation of Thomas Merton's Prophetic Spirituality
Ephrem Arcement, OSB
The distinctive prophetic quality of Thomas Merton's spirituality, shaped by figures ranging from the Hebrew prophets to Thich Nhat Hanh, emerges from this fresh examination of the works Merton read, ...
Merton's Awakening to the Feminine Divine
Christopher Pramuk; Includes illustrations and photos
In this series of deeply meditative retreat conferences, Christopher Pramuk leads the reader through a sustained meditation on Wisdom-Sophia, the feminine face of God's presence alive in the world, wh ...
Michael W. Higgins
Thomas Merton was the consummate postmodern holy one: flawed, anti-institutional, a voice for the voiceless. But he was also a classical traditionalist: centered, obedient, in search of stability. He ...
Cistercian Blessed and Saints of the Golden Age
Thomas Merton; Edited with an Introduction by Patrick Hart; Foreword by Brian Patrick McGuire
Shortly after entering the monastic life in December 1941, a relatively unknown Trappist monk called Frater Louis-who would later be known to the world by his given name, Thomas Merton-began to pen bi ...
Initiation into the Monastic Tradition, 6
Thomas Merton; Edited by Patrick F. O'Connell
As novice master of the Cistercian Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani in Kentucky, Thomas Merton presented weekly conferences to familiarize his charges with the meaning and purpose of the vows they aspi ...
Initiation into the Monastic Tradition, 5
Thomas Merton; Edited by Patrick F. O'Connell
In this set of novitiate conferences from the late 1950s, Thomas Merton provides a vivid and detailed introduction to the traditional pattern and practices of the monastic day during the period immedi ...