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The inner experience : notes on contemplation

Author: Thomas Merton; William H Shannon
Publisher: San Francisco : HarperSanFrancisco, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A final work by the late Trappist monk and civil activist draws connections between his earlier and later writings while drawing on Christian and Eastern traditions to consider the meaning of daily contemplation and th heart of monastic and religious experience.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Merton; William H Shannon
ISBN: 0060539283 9780060539283 0060570601 9780060570606 0060593628 9780060593629
OCLC Number: 52259604
Description: xvi, 176 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Preliminary Warning --
2. Awakening of the Inner Self --
3. Society and the Inner Self --
4. Christian Contemplation --
5. Kinds of Contemplation --
6. Infused Contemplation --
7. Five Texts on Contemplative Prayer --
8. Paradox of the Illuminative Way --
9. What to Do: The Teaching of St. John of the Cross --
10. Some Dangers --
11. Contemplation and Neurosis --
12. Desire of Contemplation --
13. Sense of Sin --
14. Problems of the Contemplative Life --
15. Prospects and Conclusions --
App. A. References to 'The Inner Experience' --
App. B. Tables of Contents: A Comparison.
Responsibility: Thomas Merton ; edited and with an introduction by William H. Shannon.
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A final work by the late Trappist monk and civil activist draws connections between his earlier and later writings while drawing on Christian and Eastern traditions to consider the meaning of daily contemplation and th heart of monastic and religious experience.

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