By Thomas Merton,Jon M. Sweeney,Michael N. McGregor
Thomas Merton's lectures to the younger monastics on the Abbey of Gethsemani offer a very good examine Merton the coed. A direction in Christian Mysticism gathers jointly, for the 1st time, the simplest of those talks right into a non secular, old, and theological survey of Christian mysticism—from St. John's gospel to St. John of the pass. 16 centuries are lined over 13 lectures. A basic creation units the scene for whilst and the way the talks have been ready and for the perennial subject matters one reveals in them, making them suitable for non secular seekers this day. This compact quantity permits an individual to profit from one of many 20th century's maximum Catholic religious academics. The research fabrics behind the publication, together with extra fundamental resource readings and considerate questions for mirrored image and dialogue, make this a vital textual content for any pupil of Christian mysticism.
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