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A vow of conversation : journals, 1964-1965

Author: Thomas Merton; Naomi Burton Stone
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The journal kept by Merton during 1964 and 1965, containing his daily meditations during the crucial and difficult period in which the permission he had awaited so long -- to live alone in his hermitage -- was finally given. These pages reveal his reflections as a hermit on the joys and dangers of a life of solitude in the woods. -- PUBLIHER DESCRIPTION.
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Genre/Form: Diaries
Named Person: Thomas Merton; Thomas Merton; Thomas Merton
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Merton; Naomi Burton Stone
ISBN: 0374285357 9780374285357 0374526486 9780374526481
OCLC Number: 17619685
Description: xi, 211 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Thomas Merton ; edited and with a preface by Naomi Burton Stone.
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The journal kept by Merton during 1964 and 1965, containing his daily meditations during the crucial and difficult period in which the permission he had awaited so long -- to live alone in his hermitage -- was finally given. These pages reveal his reflections as a hermit on the joys and dangers of a life of solitude in the woods. -- PUBLIHER DESCRIPTION.

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by dcornwall (WorldCat user published 2008-02-22) Excellent Permalink
This set of journals covers everything from church to presidents to nuclear weapons to writing to prayer. If you're looking to read a little bit about just about everything, this could be the book for you.
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