Synopses & Reviews
A recapitulation of his earlier work Seeds of Contemplation, this collection of sixteen essays plumbs aspects of human spirituality. Merton addresses those in search of enduring values, fulfillment, and salvation in prose that is, as always, inspiring and compassionate. “A stimulating series of spiritual reflections which will prove helpful for all struggling to...live the richest, fullest and noblest life” (Chicago Tribune).
About the Author
Thomas Merton was a Trappist monk in the Cistercian Abbey of Gethsemani near Bardstown, Kentucky. He has been revered throughout the world for the depth and profundity of his thoughts on religion, reflection, and the world's possibilities since his best selling The Seven Story Mountain was published in 1948. His other works include The Sign of Jonas, New Seeds of Contemplation, Conjectures of a Guilty Bystander, The Way of Chuang Tza and Mystics and Zen Masters.