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Thomas Merton"s dark path

the inner experience of a contemplative

by William Henry Shannon

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Published by Farrar, Straus, Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968,
  • Contemplation -- History of doctrines -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam H. Shannon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV5091.C7 S48 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 245 p. ;
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4112998M
    ISBN 100374276366
    LC Control Number80028091


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He also edited The Hidden Ground of Love, the first volume of Merton's correspondence. William H. ShannonAuthor: William H. Shannon. Merton is the author of over forty books of poetry, essays, and religious writing, including Mystics and Zen Masters, and The Seven Story Mountain, for which he is best known.

His work continues to be widely read to this day. William Shannon is the author of Thomas Merton's Dark Path.5/5(3). A survey of Merton's mystical career that's too bookish (almost no biographical background), too theological (as if Merton were not also a poet and prophet), too serious (none of Merton's playful wit), and too expository (as opposed to critical)—but for all that not a bad book.

vii, p. ; 22 cm. Thomas Merton's dark path: the inner experience of a contemplative Item PreviewPages: Electronic Books. An ever growing number of books by and about Thomas Merton are now available in electronic format with many more due to be released in the coming months and years.

Complete Journals of Thomas Merton: Run to the Mountain: The Story of a Vocation. Thomas Merton OCSO (Janu – Decem ) was an American Trappist monk, writer, theologian, mystic, poet, social activist, and scholar of comparative religion. Onhe was ordained to the priesthood and given the name Father Louis.

Merton wrote more than 50 books in a period of 27 years, Occupation: Trappist monk, author. Thomas Merton's dark path. [William H Shannon] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search.

Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search Thomas Mertons dark path book Thomas Merton; Thomas Merton: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: William H Shannon. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. In the mystical tradition the "dark," or apophatic way has a long history.

It is the way of John of the Cross, of Master Eckhart, of Juliana of Norwich, of the anonymous author of The Cloud of Unknowing, and of Thomas Merton. This dark path of contemplation that Merton followed, wrote about extensively, and considered the focal point of his life is the subject of William H.

Shannon's Thomas Mertons dark path book. Thomas Merton (–), a Trappist monk, was one of the most well-known Catholic writers of the 20th century.

He was the author of more than 60 books, including the story of his conversion, Seven Storey Mountain, a modern spiritual classic.

Yet Merton is a controversial figure. In the last year of his life, he wrote in his journal while Missing: dark path. Thomas Merton on the Dark Night of the Soul “During the ‘dark night’ of the feelings and senses, anxiety is felt in prayer, often acutely.

This is necessary, because this spiritual night marks the transfer of the full, free control of our inner life into the hands of a superior power. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shannon, William Henry, Thomas Merton's dark path.

New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, © (OCoLC) Get this from a library. Thomas Merton's dark path: the inner experience of a contemplative. [William H Shannon]. Looking for books by Thomas Merton. See all books authored by Thomas Merton, including The Seven Storey Mountain, and New Seeds of Contemplation, and more on A more specialised study of Merton’s place in the apophatic tradition of Christian spirituality is to be found in William H.

Shannon Thomas Merton's Dark Path (FSG, USA). Finally, my own Dark Night Spirituality: Thomas Merton, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Etty Hillesum - Contemplation & the New Paradigm.

The following is a list of works about Thomas Merton, publications about Thomas Merton, the Trappist monk from Abbey of bibliography is organized into categories. A separate list of works by Thomas Merton is also available. quotes from Thomas Merton: 'The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly themselves, the resolution not to twist them to fit our own image.

If in loving them we do not love what they are, but only their potential likeness to ourselves, then we do not love them: we only love the reflection of ourselves we find in them', 'Art enables us to find ourselves and lose Missing: dark path. Merton is the author of over forty books of poetry, essays, and religious writing, including Mystics and Zen Masters, and The Seven Story Mountain, for which he is best known.

His work continues to be widely read to this day. William Shannon is the author of Thomas Merton's Dark : by Thomas Merton, edited by Patrick F. O'Connell. Thomas Merton: Master of Attention. by Robert Waldron.

Choosing to Love the World. by Thomas Merton, compiled by Jonathan Montaldo. Thomas Merton: In My Own Words.

Pax Intrantibus: A Meditation on the Poetry of Thomas Merton. by Frederick Smock. The Merton Annual - Volume A Book of Hours. As his experience matured, it took on more of the flavor of that dark night through which one passes on the way to oneness with God.

Thomas Merton, The Inner Experience, Edited by Brother Patrick Hart and published in Cistercian Studies in eight installments during and ; see Section VI, page File Size: 3MB.

An excerpt from Matthew Fox's new book A Way to God, in which he writes about Thomas Merton's life journey on the path of Creation Spirituality. Inpreeminent theologian and bestselling author Matthew Fox was invited by the Thomas Merton Center in.

An amazing book though I do believe that this is the accomplant audio cd to the book Merton's Palace of Nowhere because in this audio the author James Finley is speaking as though he is conducting a seminar. There are great parallels to his book but it ventures more in depth and more New Age than I remember the book to be/5.

Thomas Merton ( – ) Thomas Merton (Janu Decem ) was an American Trappist monk and author, born in Prades in the Pyrenees-Orientales departement of France. Merton wrote more than 50 books, poems, and a countless number of essays, reviews, and lectures that have been recorded and g: dark path.

Thomas Merton's Dark Path: The Inner Experience of a Contemplative by William H. Shannon really liked it avg rating — 6 ratings — published — 4 editions. "This book is a substantial revision of Thomas Merton's dark path: the inner experience of a contemplative"--T.p. verso: Description: p.: illustrations ; 22 cm (pbk.) Other Titles: Thomas Merton's dark path: Responsibility: William H.

Shannon. Thomas Merton’s Path to the Palace of Nowhere Through over 9 hours of audio teaching, James Finley shares with us the gifts passed on to him by Thomas Merton at the Abbey of Gethsemani. Jim offers a participatory approach to Merton’s most useful teachings, helping us to discover our true self to disappear into God through daily practices.

The book explores Merton’s life and writings through his discovery of Holy Wisdom as a path -- in a time of “unspeakable violence” -- into the mystery of God, and thus the mystery of being. "This book is a substantial revision of Thomas Merton's dark path: the inner experience of a contemplative"--Title page verso.

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Shannon. Thomas Merton, O.C.S.O. was an American Catholic writer and mystic. A Trappist monk of the Abbey of Gethsemani, Kentucky, he was a poet. Now James Finley, who for six years lived, prayed, and studied with Brother Louis, as Merton was known at the Abbey of Gethsemani, shares with us the gifts passed on to him by this towering figure in Thomas Merton's Path to the Palace of Nowhere.

Thomas Merton. Thomas Merton () is widely acclaimed as one of the most influential spiritual masters of the twentieth century.

A Trappist monk of the Abbey of Gethsemani, Kentucky, he was a poet, social activist, and student of comparative religion. Inhe was ordained to the priesthood and given the name Father Louis. H_ere ends the book, but not the searching._ Thomas Merton ended “The Seven Storey Mountain” with a little Latin to that effect: Sit finis libri, non finis quaerendi.

Set tombstone-style in Author: Paul Elie. Author of Thomas Merton's Dark Path: the Inner Experience of a Contemplative (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, & Penquin Books, ), he has written several articles on Merton and lectures frequently on Merton.

IHe was a Special Guest Speaker at Bellarmine College's ELDERHOSTEL " Week with Thomas Merton." WILLIAM H. SHANNON. Dark Night of the Soul (Spanish: La noche oscura del alma) is a poem written by the 16th-century Spanish mystic and poet St.

John of the Cross. The author himself did not give any title to his poem, on which he wrote two book-length commentaries: Ascent of Mount Carmel (Subida del Monte Carmelo) and The Dark Night (Noche Oscura).

Thomas Merton's Life and Work. Thomas Merton () is arguably the most influential American Catholic author of the twentieth century. His autobiography, The Seven Storey Mountain, has sold over one million copies and has been translated into over fifteen wrote over sixty other books and hundreds of poems and articles on topics ranging from monastic spirituality to civil.

Thomas Merton was not perfect, and he might not have been a saint. But he was indeed a master of the spiritual life, and his life and work had a.

Since that class I have received several books from friends all over my area who heard that I was interested in this man. I ran into tables with old books on it in a court house of our town and found a book Thomas Merton’s Dark Path, then later I found Merton’s Palace of Nowhere.

this man seems to have taken over my life. The Collected Poems Of Thomas Merton Poetry by Thomas Merton InNew Directions brought out Thomas Merton’s first book of verse. By the time of his tragic, untimely death inFather Louis (as he was known at the Trappist monastery where he lived for twenty-seven years) had published upwards of fifty books and pamphlets, including several more collections of g: dark path.New Seeds of Comtemplation is one of Thomas Merton's most widely read and best loved books.

Christians and non-Christians alike have joined in praising it as a notable successor in the meditative tradition of St. John of the Cross, the Cloud of Unknowing, and the medieval mystics, while others have compared Merton's reflections to those of Thoreau.The mystery of Thomas Merton’s marriage to the forest is a rich and overlooked sub-theme in one of the most celebrated spiritual stories of modern times.

the self, and the dark and trackless path of being. does not present Merton’s entire “nature corpus,” it is intended to be the first of a trilogy of meditation books presenting.