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New Seeds of Contemplation By Merton

New Seeds of Contemplation

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The much-beloved and most widely read of Mertons works, "New Seeds of Contemplation" covers a diverse range of subjects including faith, spiritual wonder, "the night of the senses," and renunciation.

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New Seeds of Contemplation by Merton

In print for more than forty years, "New Seeds of Contemplation" has served as a guide to the contemplative life for several generations of spiritual seekers. The word "contemplation" is itself somewhat problematical, according to Thomas Merton: "It can become almost a magic word, or if not magic, then 'inspirational, ' which is almost as bad." In this modern Christian classic, Merton reveals contemplation to be nothing other than "life itself, fully awake, fully active, fully aware that it is alive." The thirty-nine short "seeds" that make up this book are intended to awaken and cultivate the contemplative, mystical dimension of the spiritual path for everyone. "New Seeds of Contemplation" is a revised and expanded version of Merton's earlier book "Seeds of Contemplation."

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"Destined to go down as one of the great spiritual classics of our century."--Francine du Plessix Gray, "New Republic" "A guide for countless generations of spiritual seekers."-- "Monos"

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GOR004094892
New Seeds of Contemplation by Merton
Merton
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2003-08-01
0860123642
9780860123644
N/A
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