Item 2123 - Pray to live: Thomas Merton: contemplative critic

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CA ON00389 1-9-7-2123


Pray to live: Thomas Merton: contemplative critic


  • 1972 (Creation)

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157 p. of textual records

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Item consists of a book which Nouwen wrote about Thomas Merton, translated from Bidden om het Leven. The book has been divided into the following: Introduction; Part I: For Instruction, List of Abbreviations, A Short Biography, Chapter 1: From Sarcasm to Contemplation, Chapter 2: The Way to Silence, Chapter 3: Conquering Solitude, Chapter 4: Unmasking the Illusion, Chapter 5: Discover of the East; Part II: For Meditation, Chapter 6: From Sarcasm to Contemplation, Chapter 7: The Way to Silence, Chapter 8: Conquering Solitude, Chapter 9: Unmasking the Illusion, Chapter 10: Discover of the East, Bibliography.
As is stated on the back cover: "Pray to Live is an introduction to the life and thought of Thomas Merton. Its aim is to uncover the main trends in Merton's richly diverse and very productive life in order to help in a better understanding of his commitment to a contemplative critique of himself and his world. . . ."

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Notre Dame, Ind.: Fides, c1972.

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Bibliography: p. 153-157.
Dedication: "To Richard Alan White".

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2000 01

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