Contemplation in a World of Action

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The American trappist monk outlines means of reorganizing monastic life to meet the needs of contemporary man

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Thomas Merton (1915-1968) was a Trappist monk of the Abbey of Gethsemani for twenty-seven years, serving as Novice Master for over a decade. A prolific writer, his works include Faith and Violence, which is also published by the University of Notre Dame Press.


“The new edition of Thomas Merton’s essays are representative of some of his finest work.” —The Merton Seasonal

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9780268008345: Contemplation in a World of Action: Second Edition, Restored and Corrected (Gethsemani Studies in Psychological and Religious Anthropology)

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ISBN 10:  0268008345 ISBN 13:  9780268008345
Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press, 1998

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