By Thomas Merton,Jon M. Sweeney,Michael N. McGregor

ISBN-10: 0814645089

ISBN-13: 9780814645086

Thomas Merton's lectures to the younger monastics on the Abbey of Gethsemani supply a very good examine Merton the student. A direction in Christian Mysticism gathers jointly, for the 1st time, the simplest of those talks right into a non secular, old, and theological survey of Christian mysticism—from St. John's gospel to St. John of the move. 16 centuries are lined over 13 lectures. A basic creation units the scene for while and the way the talks have been ready and for the perennial subject matters one unearths in them, making them proper for non secular seekers this present day. This compact quantity permits somebody to profit from one of many 20th century's maximum Catholic religious lecturers. The examine fabrics behind the e-book, together with extra fundamental resource readings and considerate questions for mirrored image and dialogue, make this an important textual content for any scholar of Christian mysticism.

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