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Thomas Merton: Faithful Visionary
Mission and Catholic Identity Publications
  • Michael W. Higgins, Sacred Heart University
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Book
Publication Date
1-1-2014
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Abstract
Thomas Merton was the consummate postmodern holy one: flawed, anti-institutional, a voice for the voiceless. But he was also a classical traditionalist: centered, obedient, in search of stability. He was a religious thinker of remarkable insight, a social commentator of courage and conviction, and a writer of startling virtuosity. Michael W. Higgins recounts the life of this insatiable wanderer. He explores the various layers of influence and evolution in Merton's thought and spirituality. This book tells the remarkable story of a life that remains to be understood from its beginnings and long after its premature ending. From the publisher's website.
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ISBN 978-0814637067

Citation Information
Higgins, Michael W. Thomas Merton: Faithful Visionary. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2014.