A Search for Solitude

Pursuing the Monk's True Life

Merton, Thomas

Book - 1996
A Search for Solitude
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.

Publisher: San Francisco : HarperSanFrancisco, 1996
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 0060654791
Branch Call Number: 271.125 M57ss
Characteristics: xviii, 406 p. ;,24 cm
Additional Contributors: Cunningham, Lawrence


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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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