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Silent Life

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Thomas Merton wrote "The Silent Life" a decade after he took orders. In his Prologue, Merton describes the book as "a meditation on the monastic life ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 3.000
Lynda

Ordinary

by Lynda on May 31, 2012

I keep on reading Thomas Merton hoping to find something worthwhile---so far I haven't. This little book is a very ordinary description of the contemplative orders that are well known in the RC Church. Any schoolboy could have written it with a little research.

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