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Thomas Merton

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The Trappist monk Thomas Merton (1915-1968) remains one of the great spiritual figures of our time. He expressed his inner contemplations through his extensive written works, including poetry, letters and journals. His writings commonly deal with issues of social justice and spirituality.

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Conjectures of a Guilty Bystander

Written by Thomas Merton
Introduction by Thomas Moore


Format: eBook
Publisher: Image
On Sale: November 17, 2009
Price: $13.99

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Conjectures of a Guilty Bystander

Written by Thomas Merton


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: January 9, 1968
Price: $17.00

In this series of notes, opinions, and reflections kept since 1956, Thomas Merton examines some of the most urgent moral issues of the modern era. Read more >
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Contemplative Prayer

Written by Thomas Merton


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: February 1, 1971
Price: $13.00

This is Thomas Merton at his contemplative best, applying ancient wisdom to the longings of our age through his thoughtful commentary on Scripture and important writers of the Western spiritual tradition.

"This is Thomas Merton speaking in his quietest, most persuasive tone, even omitting the whimsical humor that makes his more... Read more >
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Contemplative Prayer

Written by Thomas Merton
Introduction by Thich Nhat Hanh


Format: eBook
Publisher: Image
On Sale: November 17, 2009
Price: $9.99

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Life and Holiness

Written by Thomas Merton


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: August 18, 1969
Price: $13.00

In this brief and readily accessible work, Merton offers his thoughts on what it means to be holy in the face of the anxieties of the modern world. Read more >

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The City of God

Written by St. Augustine
Translated by Marcus Dods
Introduction by Thomas Merton


Format: Trade Paperback, 928 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: September 12, 2000
Price: $15.95

One of the great cornerstones in the history of Christian philosophy, The City of God provides an insightful interpretation of the development of modern Western society and the origin of most Western thought. Contrasting earthly and heavenly cities--representing the omnipresent struggle between good and evil--Augustine explores human history in its relation... Read more >
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The City of God

Written by St. Augustine
Translated by Marcus Dods
Introduction by Thomas Merton


Format: Hardcover, 912 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: February 1, 1994
Price: $25.00

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The City of God

Written by St. Augustine
Translated by Marcus Dods
Introduction by Thomas Merton


Format: eBook, 928 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: December 15, 2010
Price: $13.99

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