The School of Charity: The Letters Of Thomas Merton On Religious Renewal & Spiritual Direction
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The School of Charity: The Letters Of Thomas Merton On Religious Renewal & Spiritual Direction

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As the third volume in the series including The Hidden Ground of Love (1985) and The Road to Joy (1989), this collection features Thomas Merton's letters to members of religious communities around the world. Merton's questions about the monastic life, sometimes radical and disturbing, either arose from what was happening in his own experience or reflected the extraordinary...more
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Published November 14th 1990 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (first published October 1st 1990)
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Recommends it for: Merton's thought processes
An intellectually enlightening look into letters written by 20th C. Trappist monk Thomas Merton. This volume is one in a series of his letters.
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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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