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Thoughts on the East

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Publisher Comments:

Unified by Merton's belief that East and West share "a unity of outlook and purpose, a common spiritual climate," this eclectic selection also offers a fascinating introduction by the late George Woodcock, author of the acclaimed critical study,

Synopsis:

An ecumenical anthology,

About the Author

Thomas Merton (1915-1968) entered the Cistercian Abbey of Gethsemani in Kentucky, following his conversion to Catholicism and was ordained Father M. Louis in 1949. During the 1960s, he was increasingly drawn into a dialogue between Eastern and Western religions and domestic issues of war and racism. In 1968, the Dalai Lama praised Merton for having a more profound knowledge of Buddhism than any other Christian he had known. Thomas Merton is the author of the beloved classic The Seven Storey Mountain.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811212939
Introduction:
Woodcock, George
Author:
Woodcock, George
Author:
Merton, Thomas
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Comparative Religion
Subject:
Spiritual life
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Christianity and other religions
Subject:
Eastern
Subject:
Asia
Subject:
Mysticism
Subject:
East and West
Subject:
Monastic and religious life
Subject:
Christianity and other religions -- Asian.
Subject:
Eastern - General
Subject:
Asia Religion.
Subject:
Religion Comparative-General
Copyright:
Series:
New Directions Bibelot
Series Volume:
no. 16
Publication Date:
19950717
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
6.99x4.78x.29 in. .20 lbs.

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