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National Catholic Reporter Publishing Co

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Works: 131 works in 134 publications in 1 language and 1,708 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: BX801, 282.05
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Most widely held works by National Catholic Reporter Publishing Co
National Catholic reporter ( )
in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduction to the Church Fathers by Thomas Merton( Recording )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Merton enters into dialogue with his students on the subject of Patristics. He reviews the background of readings for the Fathers from monastic sources
Cassian trials and belief by Thomas Merton( Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Merton contrasts the contemporary concern for power with Cassian's concern for balance. With balance comes the light in our depths to make spiritual choices."
Clement of Alexandria/Origen by Thomas Merton( Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Clement and Origen were great theologians and mystics, but Merton sees them also as great teachers. Clement embraced the humanist learning of his time and gave us Christian humanism. Origen, a towering intellect, said our first task is to know ourselves as God made us."
Our Father perfect prayer by Thomas Merton( Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Life's goal is to return to the Father's house." Merton talks about how the "prayer of fire" relates to the monastic life. He concludes by treating why we glorify God with praise
Meaning of monastic spirituality by Thomas Merton( Recording )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Merton speaks of the inner pull of God. When we pay loving attention to God, we are drawn towards him. As we are drawn toward God, we are drawn together within ourselves and with others. All things become cohesive. Our life has meaning and a purpose."
Monastic spirituality/Citeaux by Thomas Merton( Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Merton talks about the beinning of the Cistercians as a monastic order. He explains the key elements of a monk's spirituality, especially the inner heart of poverty and the longing for God
Cassian disposition for prayer by Thomas Merton( Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Merton makes an impassioned attack on overwork and talks about the natural attraction of the soul for God. He touches on the mystery of the "prayer of fire" or contemplative prayer
Silence by Thomas Merton( Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Silence is our admission that we have broken communication with God and are now willing to listen. It has many human values, but exists primarily to enable us to worship."
Pure love by Thomas Merton( Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"At the heart of the Cistercian way of life is the search to purify love. Merton explains St. Bernard's concept of pure love and why it is important."
Conversion in Christ by Thomas Merton( Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Conversion is being incorporated into the mystery of Christ. It is not just trying harder, it is relying on the power of God in Christ."
Monastic spirituality Part II by Thomas Merton( Recording )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Merton contrasts the way of life and the way of death in the Didache. He says that the spiritual life is like being suddenly transported to a foreign land where we can only say, "God, you put me here, help me live here."
Conversion by Thomas Merton( Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Conversion is not just 'being good' or even growing in maturity. It is more specific and dynamic - it is the process of growing in awareness of the presence of God and responding to it."
Spiritual direction by Thomas Merton( Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Merton encourages everyone to get some spiritual direction. He describes the function of the spiritual director as recognizing and confirming the action of the Holy Spirit within a person. The director does this by releasing a person from blind spots or veils."
Love casts out fear by Thomas Merton( Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Merton discusses the theology of love of St. Bernard. Perfect love does not make us tough, it aligns us with the will of God. Our life's work is to get fear out of our lives."
Becoming our true self by Thomas Merton( Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The grace of Christ restores our nature. We don't merely seek individual perfection, we strive to perfect the body of Christ. We are perfect only in union with Christ."
The patience of conversion by Thomas Merton( Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Patience is our way of participating in the passion of Christ. If we truly love God, then we can let go of anything that blocks that love. But not all at once."
The commitment to conversion by Thomas Merton( Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The energy of conversion comes from openness to the Spirit. Mary is one model. Our commitment is to stay open to the Spirit, no matter what. This is the deep meaning of obedience -- our willingness to nourish the process of conversion."
The vow of conversion by Thomas Merton( Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Change your life, even your lifestyle. Stop being the person in the world you were. Instead, live depending on the cross, the gospel -- not on the norms of society. The vow of conversion is to do whatever is needed to become a person of prayer."
Permanent conversion to God by Thomas Merton( Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Our conversion may take many forms, but it is always irrevocable. God is our center. To embrace conversion is not to make life easier, but to reflect God as the center."
 
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