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Root of War Is Fear : Thomas Merton's Advice to Peacemakers (Paperback) (Jim Forest)

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Reaching for support- can you see me in life's labyrinth?

"If you want to identify me, ask me not where I live, or what I like to eat, or how I comb my hair, but ask me what I am living for, in detail, ask me what I think is keeping me from living fully for the thing I want to live for." Thomas Merton

Thomas Merton (1915-1968) is arguably the most influential American Catholic author of the twentieth century. His autobiography, The Seven Storey Mountain, has sold over one million copies and has been translated into over fifteen languages. He wrote over sixty other books and hundreds of poems and articles on topics ranging from monastic spirituality to civil rights, nonviolence, and the nuclear arms race. Thomas Merton was born in Prades, France. His New Zealand-born father, Owen Merton…

Thomas Merton, Trappist monk, spiritual theologian, social critic, poet, and important American literary figure. Buried at Gethsemane.