A Search for Solitude

Pursuing the Monk's True Life
Merton, Thomas (Book - 1996)
A Search for Solitude
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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.
Authors: Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968
Title: A search for solitude
pursuing the monk's true life
Publisher: San Francisco : HarperSanFrancisco, 1996
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: xviii, 406 p. ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Thomas Merton ; edited by Lawrence S. Cunningham
Additional Contributors: Cunningham, Lawrence
ISBN: 0060654791
Branch Call Number: 271.125 M57ss
Subject Headings: Solitude Religious aspects Catholic Church Monastic and religious life Catholic Church United States Clergy Diaries Trappists United States Diaries Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968 Diaries
Topical Term: Solitude
Monastic and religious life
LCCN: 95046821
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Thomas Merton was one of the great writers on the spiritual quest for a solitary life. Part commonplace book, part spiritual journal, part diary, the journal reflects his spiritual development and his life of deep solitude.

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