Anthony T. Padovano — 224 pgs.
Publisher: Franciscan Media
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The Spiritual Genius of Thomas Merton
The Spiritual Genius of Thomas Merton is a blend of literary and theological appreciation that is critical in the best sense and always relevant. Through an analysis of Merton’s major journal and poetic writings, Padovano gives us an original and fresh look at Merton’s reconciliation between his inner nature and the life he chose to live. Merton reached out to an astonishing variety of people, indelibly affecting the character of his times, an effect that is present even today.
First published in 1982 as The Human Journey: Thomas Merton, Symbol of a Century, Padovano's book has been critically acclaimed as “a wonderful glimpse of Merton” and “a skillful blend of literary analysis and biography.” Now updated for a new generation of readers, this new edition commemorates the 100th anniversary of the birth of Thomas Merton (January 31, 2015).
Stock # B36802 (9781616368029)
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