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#1:
Names for the Messiah: An Advent Study

Walter Brueggemann

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*** Other Advent-related ebooks are also on sale from WJK Books.

 

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Did you know that Thomas Merton wrote a book about Native Americans?

Ishi Means Man
Thomas Merton

Paperback Reprint: Paulist Press, 2015
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Today marks the 100th anniversary of the death of Ishi, the last member of the Yahi, a group of the Yana of California. Widely acclaimed in his time as the “last wild Indian” in America, Ishi lived most of his life completely outside modern culture. (Wikipedia)

In the title essay of Merton’s book, he reflects of the genocidal tendencies of modernity.  Here are the opening pages of that essay…
 
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Sunday is the birthday of Thomas Merton, born 31 January 1915.

Merton was a monk who not only wrote elegantly about contemplative life, but also was a gifted poet and social critic. Here is an introductory guide to some of his best books. I’ve included an excerpt, where possible with each of the books.

 

1. The Seven Storey Mountain

 

Merton’s bestselling autobiography of how he found his way to monastic life. This is the most familiar of Merton’s books, but if you haven’t read it, it is a great place to start.

 

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“What’s the good of living if you don’t try a few things?”
― Charles M. Schulz, Cartoonist, and creator of Peanuts,
who died on this date, 2000
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Poem of the Day:
Love Winter When the Plant Says Nothing
Thomas Merton

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Scary Close: Dropping the Act and Finding True Intimacy

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The Wake Up Call – February 12, 2015

When Christ calls a man, he bids him come and die.”
― Dietrich Bonhoeffer,

born on this date, 1906
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Poem of the Day:
Who am I?
Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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The Inner Experience: Notes on Contemplation

By Thomas Merton
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The Wake Up Call – February 4, 2015

 

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Tomorrow, January 31, marks the centennial of the birth of Thomas Merton!

If you are not familiar with Merton, the monk, poet and social activist, I highly recommend starting with his autobiography, The Seven Storey Mountain.
 

In honor of the occasion,
A number of Merton’s books are on sale for Kindle!
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Here are some of our favorite posts about Merton that have run on our site over recent years:

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