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Thomas Merton and Thich Nhat Hanh : engaged spirituality in an age of globalization

Author: Robert Harlen King
Publisher: New York : Continuum, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Thomas Merton and Thich Nhat Hanh, two of the foremost spiritual writers of their times, met only once - at Gethsemani Abbey on 26 May 1966. In two and a half years, Merton would be dead. "Individually," says Robert King, "they are important, but considered together they may be even more significant. For although their lives developed independently of one another and took quite different forms, they shed light on
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Named Person: Thomas Merton; Nhất Hạnh, Thích.; Thomas Merton; Thích-Nhá̂t-Hạnh; Thomas Merton; Nhá̂t Hạnh, Thích.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Harlen King
ISBN: 0826413404 9780826413406
OCLC Number: 47081263
Description: ix, 202 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Prologue: A Personal Perspective --
1. A Historic Meeting --
2. Thomas Merton: Christian Contemplative --
3. Thich Nhat Hanh: Engaged Buddhist. "Nhat Hanh Is My Brother" / Thomas Merton --
4. Entering into Dialogue --
5. Engaged Spirituality in an Age of Globalization --
Epilogue: Global Heroes.
Responsibility: Robert H. King.
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