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The whole problem of our time is the problem of love. How are we going to recover the ability to love ourselves and to love one another?


We cannot be at peace with others because we are not at peace with ourselves, and we cannot be at peace with ourselves because we are not at peace with God.


There is a distinction between a contrite sense of sin and a feeling of guilt. The
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Paperback, 157 pages
Published March 1st 1980 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (first published January 1st 1956)
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Thomas Merton was one of the most influential Catholic authors of the 20th century. A Trappist monk of the Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani, in the American state of Kentucky, Merton was an acclaimed Catholic spiritual writer, poet, author and social activist. Merton wrote over 60 books, scores of essays and reviews, and is the ongoing subject of many biographies. Merton was also a proponent of int ...more
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“Nu putem fi în relații de pace cu alţii pentru că nu suntem în relaţii de pace cu noi înşine, şi nu putem fi în relaţii de pace cu noi înşine pentru că nu avem pace cu Dumnezeu.” 4 likes
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