Love and Living

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, May 1, 1979 - Philosophy - 384 pages

Thomas Merton (1915-1968) is the most admired of all American Catholic writers. His journals have recently been published to wide acclaim.

Love and Living is a posthumously published collection of Merton's essays and meditations centering on the need for love in learning to live. "Love is the revelation of our deepest personal meaning, value, and identity." Edited by Naomi Burton Stone and Brother Patrick Hart.
A posthumously published collection of essays addressing racism, urban alienation, and the challenge of loving, and pieces on Christian Humanism.


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Thomas Merton, a Trappist monk, is perhaps the foremost spiritual of the twentieth century. His diaries, social commentary, and spiritual writings continue to be widely read thirty years after his untimely death in 1968.

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