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Now in paperback, revised and redesigned: This is Thomas Merton's last book, in which he draws on both Eastern and Western traditions to explore the hot topic of contemplation/meditation in depth and to show how we can practice true contemplation in everyday life.

Never before published except as a series of articles (one per chapter) in an academic journal, this book on contemplation was revised by Merton shortly before his untimely death. The material bridges Merton's early work on Catholic monasticism, mysticism, and contemplation with his later writing on Eastern, especially Buddhist, traditions of meditation and spirituality. This book thus provides a comprehensive understanding of contemplation that draws on the best of Western and Eastern traditions.

Merton was still tinkering with this book when he died; it was the book he struggled with most during his career as a writer. But now the Merton Legacy Trust and experts have determined that the book makes such a valuable contribution as his major comprehensive presentation of contemplation that they have allowed its publication.

About the Author

Thomas Merton (1915–1968) is widely regarded as one of the most influential spiritual writers of modern times. He was a Trappist monk, writer, and peace and civil rights activist. His bestselling books include The Seven Storey Mountain, New Seeds of Contemplation, and Mystics and Zen Masters.

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ISBN:
9780060593629
Introduction:
Shannon, William H.
Publisher:
HarperOne
Introduction by:
Shannon, William H.
Introduction:
Shannon, William H.
Author:
Merton, Thomas
Author:
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Author:
by Thomas Merton and William H. Shannon
Author:
Shannon, William H.
Author:
annon, William H.
Subject:
Inspirational - Catholic
Subject:
Spirituality - General
Subject:
Eastern - General
Subject:
Christian Life - Inspirational - Catholic
Subject:
Spirituality
Subject:
Christianity-Inspirational
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
20040531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.98x5.41x.47 in. .37 lbs.

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