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The ascent to truth

Author: Thomas Merton
Publisher: New York ; London : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1981, ©1979.
Series: Harvest book.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st Harvest edView all editions and formats
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Merton defines Christian mysticism, especially as expressed by the Spanish Carmelite St. John of the Cross, and he offers the contemplative experience as an answer to the irreligion and barbarism of our times. "For those ... curious about mysticism ... this is an excellent book" (Catholic World).
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968.
Ascent to truth.
New York ; London : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1981, ©1979
(DLC) 80026736
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Merton
ISBN: 9780547537078 0547537077 1299883249 9781299883246
OCLC Number: 769187310
Description: 1 online resource (x, 342 pages).
Contents: pt. 1. The cloud and the fire --
pt. 2. Reason and mysticism in Saint John of the Cross --
pt. 3. Doctrine and experience.
Series Title: Harvest book.
Responsibility: Thomas Merton.

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Merton defines Christian mysticism, especially as expressed by the Spanish Carmelite St. John of the Cross, and he offers the contemplative experience as an answer to the irreligion and barbarism of our times. "For those ... curious about mysticism ... this is an excellent book" (Catholic World).

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