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God Is My Life: The Story of Our Lady of Gethsemani.

By: Burden, Shirley and Thomas Merton.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York., Reynal & Company: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17000

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


4to - 28 x 21 cm.; Unpaginated with 96 pages. Blue cloth over boards with gold lettering on spine and title blind stamped on the front. Three page introduction by Merton. A selection of black and white photographs of the life at and surroundings of the Trappist Abbey in Gethsemani, Kentucky. Photos have a small reflective text next to each one. The book itself shows very minor shelf wear to the board tail edges and the head edges of same are a tad faded. The dust jacket ... View more info

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The Monastic Journey.

By: Merton, Thomas - (edited by Patrick Hart).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Kansas City, Kansas., Sheed Andrews And McMeel Inc.: 1977

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 26288

ISBN: 0836206657

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 13.5 cm.; xi - (1) - 185 - (3) pp. Grey/brown linen cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Contents are: "The Monastic Vocation", "Monastic Themes", "The Solitary Life", and with 3 appendices (Monastic Renewal: A Memorandum, A Letter on the Contemplative Life, and Contemplativ es and the Crisis of Faith), 4 pages of notes and a 1 page bibliography. From Brother Hart's foreword: "The articles selected and edited for this volume were written during the last decade ... View more info

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The Living Bread.

By: Merton, Thomas.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: New York., Farrar, Straus & Cudahy: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1983

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 12.5 cm.; xxxi - 157 pp. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on the spine and a stamped gilt device on the front board. Stated first printing. Head edge is staineded blue as issued, now faded. The dust jacket shows very minor edge wear. Usual library (Catholic hospital) markings plus a previous owner's (convent) stamp on the front free end paper. The text is clean and the binding is tight. Merton looks at how exterior peace arises from inner peace which arises from... View more info

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Saint Bernard De Clairvaux: Le Dernier Des Peres.

By: Merton, Thomas.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Paris, France., Editions D'Histoire Et D'Art, Librairie Plon: 1954

Seller ID: 6212

Condition: Good


12mo - 19 x 14 cm.; 174 pp. The text is in French with the translation by Daniel de Maupeou, OSB. Contents: "L'homme et le saint", "Le témoignage des écrits", "Notes sur l'encyclique Doctor Mellifluus", "Encyclique Doctor Mellifluus". Two page bibliography at back. Some edgewear on cover, spine sticker and library label on front, library markings, text is clean. View more info

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Life and Holiness.

By: Merton, Thomas.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Herder & Herder: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27787

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 12 cm.; xii - (2) - 162 pp. White linen over boards with blue lettering on the spine and a blue TM monogram stamped on the front board. First edition as per the copyright page. Published later in Merton's life, this book is suffused with the results of a life of living in the presence of God. Marked by a deep wisdom and simple purity best summed up by the Fiat of Mary, Merton reminds us all of the grace we live in and the glory we shall dwell in. Minor wear to... View more info

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Life and Holiness.

By: Merton, Thomas.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York., Herder & Herder: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29134

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 12 cm.; xii - (2) - 162 pp. White linen over boards with dark blue lettering on the spine and a dark blue TM monogram stamped on the front board. The text is printed on a light cream-coloured laid paper. First edition as per the copyright page. Published later in Merton's life, this book is suffused with the results of a life of living in the presence of God. Marked by a deep wisdom and simple purity best summed up by the Fiat of Mary, Merton reminds us all of... View more info

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What Are These Wounds? The Life of a Cistercian Mystic, Saint Lutgarde of Aywières.

By: Merton, Thomas.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin., Bruce Publishing.: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29668

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; xiv - 191 pp. Gray cloth over boards with black lettering on the spine and the front board. First edition as per the copyright page. Approbations are dated February 17, 1948 with the copyright by Bruce being 1950. One page bibliography at the back. Mild wear to the fore corners of the boards, moderate wear to the spine tips and more so on the spine tail while the cloth is soiled/sunned on the board margins as the spine is also. Previous owner's name ... View more info

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Bread in the Wilderness

By: Merton, Thomas.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Collegeville, Minnesota., Liturgical Press.: 1971

Seller ID: 29670

Condition: Good


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; (8) - 126 pp. First published by New Directions in 1953, this is a later reprint by the Liturgical Press. Merton explores the psalms as bread in the wilderness as we journey with Christ into the spiritual barrens. Merton's enthusiasm seeps through as he lays bare the treasures of the psalms. Four pages of notes. Previous owner's name on the first page and the covers are tanned or darkened on the margins. Otherwise the interior is clean and the bindin... View more info

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Seasons of Celebration.

By: Merton, Thomas.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: New York., The Noonday Press / Farrar, Straus and Giroux.: 1977

Seller ID: 32127

ISBN: 0374514194

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20 x 13 cm.; (6) - 248 pp. First published in 1965, this is the first Noonday Press printing. From the back cover: "This work, originally inspired by the liturgical renewal brought on by Vatican II, will be of interest to those readers concerned with Thomas Merton's reflections on the seasons, or cycles, of the liturgical year. Words, songs, ceremonies, signs and movements of worship all have their place in opening up the heart and mind, as he says, to a new spirit... View more info

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The Hidden Ground of Love: The Letters of Thomas Merton on Religious Experience and Social Concerns.

By: Merton, Thomas. (edited by William H. Shannon).

Price: $11.25

Publisher: New York., Farrar, Straus, Giroux.: 1985

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12565

ISBN: 374519633

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23.5 x 15 cm.; xiv - 669 pp. Cloth bound with orange and blue cloth with orange spine panel and gilt lettering. Letters to Catherine de Hueck Doherty, Abdul Aziz, Daniel Berrigan, Dom Helder Camara, Dorothy Day, James Douglass, Paul Tillich, Pope Paul VI, Erich Fromm among many others. Letters date from 1941 to 1967. DJ shows minor wear (crinkling) on the edges at the spine head and tail. View more info

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Pray to Live - Thomas Merton: Contemplative Critic.

By: Nouwen, Henri J. M.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana., Fides / Claretian: 1972

Seller ID: 15776

ISBN: 0819006203

Condition: Good


8vo - 20 x 13.5 cm.; x - 157 pp. A translation of the original, "Bidden Om Het Leven" into English by David Schlaver CSC. An introduction to the thought of Thomas Merton with a five page bibliography of Merton's works at the back. Previous owner's address label on the inside of the front cover. The cover edges and spine show moderate shelf / usage wear. The interior is clean and the binding is solid. View more info