No Man is an Island
This is a discussion about real things that are so solid that people tend to ignore them. It asserts and insists the great truth that life must have a meaning. Thomas Merton shows that meaning has to be worked out for each individual, in their own unique way. It is a book about aspiration, asceticism and above all sacrifice - of oneself and of one's domination of self. It is about the choice between life and death, people's last and most important decision.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pdever - LibraryThing
I found it to be interesting, but also a fairly difficult book...partly because it was written for an audience of religious people (e.g., his fellow brothers), but also because it requires a deeper ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - nmele - LibraryThing
First published in the mid-1950s, this book of reflections will occasionally require some deciphering since the language is that of the Roman Catholic Church before Vatican II and therefore a bit ... Read full review