Thomas Merton - The Secret of The Seven Storey Mountain: The Author and Prophet

 
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Literary critics as well as theologians of our age quite often mirror and reflect on the works, thoughts and views of Thomas Merton. Besides the literary analysis of Mertonżs famous autobiographical novel 'The Seven Storey Mountain', this book also provides a deep description of the process of Mertonżs spiritual development. Following his inner development it becomes proven that there is no contradiction between being a contemplating monk and being interested toward social and public concerns at the same time. The cultural background of Mertonżs activity and life is also presented and analyzed in detail, as well as the factors which made him convert and become a Trappist monk. This book sheds light on Mertonżs theological views, and also makes an attempt to demonstrate the influence of Mertonżs activity as far as peace between Catholic and Non-Catholic Churches are concerned, as well as to present his effects on the decisions of the Second Vatican Council. This book should enrich those, who are interested in Thomas Mertonżs personality in general, but is recommended to researchers of his literary and theological activity as well.

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Vera Obbágy was born in 1984, Budapest, Hungary. Studied English and Slovak language and literature at Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Faculty of Humanities, also at the English Department of the University of Helsinki. She works now as an English teacher.

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