Thomas Merton: Prophet of Renewal


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Like Bernard of Clairvaux, whose last act was to leave his cloister to mediate 'successfully 'between two nobles and prevent bloodshed, Thomas Merton found in the monastic life of prayer a source of strength, empathy, and understanding. To understand Merton, one must first know him as a Prophet of Monastic renewal. John Eudes Bamberger entered Gethsemani Abbey in 1950, having earned an MD from the University of Cincinnati the previous year and done his internship at Georgetown University Hospital. A student of Thomas ...

Thomas Merton: Prophet of Renewal 2005, Cistercian Publications, Collegeville, MN

ISBN-13: 9780879070106

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