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The Inner Experience

Notes on Contemplation
Notes on Contemplation
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Now in paperback, revised and redesigned: This is Thomas Merton's last book, in which he draws on both Eastern and Western traditions to explore the hot topic of contemplation/meditation in depth and to show how we can practice true contemplation in everyday life.

Never before published except as a series of articles (one per chapter) in an academic journal, this book on contemplation was revised by Merton shortly before his untimely death. The material bridges Merton's early work on Catholic monasticism, mysticism, and contemplation with his later writing on Eastern, especially Buddhist, traditions of meditation and spirituality. This book thus provides a comprehensive understanding of contemplation that draws on the best of Western and Eastern traditions.

Merton was still tinkering with this book when he died; it was the book he struggled with most during his career as a writer. But now the Merton Legacy Trust and experts have determined that the book makes such a valuable contribution as his major comprehensive presentation of contemplation that they have allowed its publication.

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Now in paperback, revised and redesigned: This is Thomas Merton's last book, in which he draws on both Eastern and Western traditions to explore the hot topic of contemplation/meditation in depth and to show how we can practice true contemplation in everyday life.

Never before published except as a series of articles (one per chapter) in an academic journal, this book on contemplation was revised by Merton shortly before his untimely death. The material bridges Merton's early work on Catholic monasticism, mysticism, and contemplation with his later writing on Eastern, especially Buddhist, traditions of meditation and spirituality. This book thus provides a comprehensive understanding of contemplation that draws on the best of Western and Eastern traditions.

Merton was still tinkering with this book when he died; it was the book he struggled with most during his career as a writer. But now the Merton Legacy Trust and experts have determined that the book makes such a valuable contribution as his major comprehensive presentation of contemplation that they have allowed its publication.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780060593629
    • Manufacturer: Harper One
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9780060593629
    • ISBN 10: 0060593628
    • Publication Date: 05/01/2004
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: William H. Shannon
    • Author: Thomas Merton
    • Page Count: 192
    • Width: 5.41 inches
    • Height: 0.47 inches
    • Length: 7.98 inches
    • Weight: 0.37 pounds
    • SKU: 9780062245083
    • Manufacturer: Harper One
    • Author: William H. Shannon
    • Author: Thomas Merton
    • ISBN 13: 9780062245083
    • Publication Date: 05/01/2004
    • Format: Electronic Media
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