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Merton & Hesychasm: The Prayer of the Heart & the Eastern Church

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This profound work introduces the West to Eastern Christian spirituality through the lens of Thomas Merton, as practiced from the time of the Desert Fathers. Contributors to this volume present the riches of Christian contemplative methods and experience dating back to their original Christian source.
Paperback, 507 pages
Published January 1st 2003 by Fons Vitae
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For Thomas Merton groupies like me, nearly any book with his name on it catches my attention. This book, in the Fons Vitae series, is a rich, wonderful, detailed treatment of the prayer of the heart, natural contemplation, or hesychasm: a true gift of Eastern Christianity, particularly of the early Desert Fathers. Parts I & II are essays by various scholars, in particular Merton scholars. Part III is, for the most part, selections by Merton himself on hesychasm. The Appendix article, by Rama ...more
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