A Search for Solitude: Pursuing the Monk's True Life, The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 3: 1952-1960

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HarperCollins, Mar 17, 2009 - Religion - 432 pages
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The third volume of Thomas Merton's journals chronicles Merton's attempts to reconcile his desire for solitude and contemplation with the demands of his new-found celebrity status within the strictures of conventional monastic life.

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Review: A Search for Solitude: Pursuing the Monk's True Life, The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 3: 1952-1960

User Review  - John English - Goodreads

Seeing what Merton wrote as a journal is very interesting; even here he seems tome to have written well. Its a good book - not a difficult read. Read full review

Review: A Search for Solitude: Pursuing the Monk's True Life, The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 3: 1952-1960

User Review  - Goodreads

Seeing what Merton wrote as a journal is very interesting; even here he seems tome to have written well. Its a good book - not a difficult read. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Thomas Merton (1915-1968) was a Trappist monk, writer, and peace and civil rights activist. Merton's works have had a profound impact on contemporary religious and philosophical thought. He is best known for his autobiography, The Seven Storey Mountain and New Seeds of Contemplation.

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