Conjectures of a guilty bystander
, 1966 - Fiction
- 328 pages
In this series of notes, opinions, experiences, and reflections, Thomas Merton examines some of the most urgent questions of our age. With his characteristic forcefulness and candor, he brings the reader face-to-face with such provocative and controversial issues as the "death of God," politics, modern life and values, and racial strifeissues that are as relevant today as they were fifty years ago. Conjectures of a Guilty Bystanderis Merton at his bestdetached but not unpassionate, humorous yet sensitive, at all times alive and searching, with a gift for language which has made him one of the most widely read and influential spiritual writers of our time.