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No man is an island

Author: Thomas Merton
Publisher: New York : Harcourt, Brace, [1955]
Series: Harvest book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st edition]View all editions and formats
The Trappist monk reflects upon important aspects of spiritual life.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968.
No man is an island.
New York : Harcourt, Brace, ©1955
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Merton
ISBN: 015665962X 9780156659628 0156027739 9780156027731 086012004X 9780860120049
OCLC Number: 388043
Description: xxiii, 264 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Prologue: No man is an island --
Love can be kept only by being given away --
Sentences on hope --
Conscience, freedom, and prayer --
Pure intention --
The Word of the cross --
Asceticism and sacrifice --
Being and doing --
Vocation --
The measure of charity --
Sincerity --
Mercy --
Recollection --
"My soul remembered God" --
The wind blows where it pleases --
The inward solitude --
Series Title: Harvest book.
Responsibility: Thomas Merton.


This is a discussion about real things that are so solid that people tend to ignore them. It asserts and insists the great truth that life must have a meaning. Thomas Merton shows that meaning has to  Read more...


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