Thomas Merton – Intro Reading Guide.

January 29, 2016 — Leave a comment

 

Thomas_Merton

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.

2. No Man is an Island

 

Perhaps the most significant works of Merton in traditional theology, reflection on the nature of God, and humanity within God’s creation.




 
 

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