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Reviews of:

Living with Wisdom: A Life of Thomas Merton

File#TitleFirst LineRev.AuthorCitationYear
01 Numerous readers discovered Merton through his hefty autobiography,Widmer, Cynthia Library Journal 116.14 (1 September 1991): 197.
1991
02Monk in the World"Each of us knows a different Merton", said Naomi Burton, one of his oldest friends.de Waal, Esther Tablet [London] (18-25 April 1992): 516.
1992
03 For someone who knows a little about Thomas Merton and wishes to know more, this book is the idealBuchanan, William C. Choice 29.8 (April 1992): 1224.
1992
04 Thomas Merton is one of the most influential figures in 20th-century Catholicism.Rausch, Thomas P. America 166.20 (13 June 1992): 521.
1992
05 Jim Forest, the author of this book gave me a copy of his first very photographic biography of Merton.Eastman, Patrick Monos 4.10 (Nov/Dec 1992): 11.
1992
06A Monk's Life; Earth's lifeAs a Jesuit novice making a 30-day retreat many years ago, I was happy toMartin, james SJ America 200.13 (20-27 April 2009): 32.
2009
07 This is actually the third version of Jim Forest's life of Merton, which first appeared fromO'Connell, Patrick F. Catholic Books Review [online]. [accessed 21 Sept. 2009]
http://www.catholicbooksreview.org/2009/forest.htm
2009
08Zanadto W Jednej OsobieSa utwory, ktorych wartosc polega na tym, zeKorwin-Piotrowska, Dorota Znak 3.514 (1998): 148-50.
1998
09 Living With Wisdom is an engrossing pictorial biography of Thomas Merton.Williams, Joan, OCD Living Prayer 26.2 (March-April 1993): 32-33.
1993
10 Jim forest wrote Thomas Merton: a pictorial biography in 1980Brown, Daniel A. New Theology Review 6 (February 1993): 111-112.
1993
11 "A man with no sense of the impossible" are the words thatDeberri, Ed Pax Christi [USA] 17.4 (Winter 1992): 51.
1992
ANNUAL Another biography of Thomas Merton! One can almost hear its revered subject grumbling in theZahn, Gordon Merton Annual 5: 368-370.
http://merton.org/ITMS/Annual/5/ZahnRevForest368-370pdf.pdf
1992
ANNUAL Those of us who study the life and work of Thomas Merton are often asked, in one formHoran, Daniel P., OFM Merton Annual 22: 273-276.
2009
CSQ Here is an audition of an attractive, user-friendly, and intelligent popular biography of ThomasKilcourse, George A. Cistercian Studies 27.2 (1992): 43-45. Columban Weber
1992
CSQ Ordinarily a revised edition of a book that is fairlyPlekon, Michael Cistercian Studies Quarterly 44.4 (2009): 514-516.
2009
JOURNAL This book came to me a few daysJames, Keith Merton Journal [UK] 14.1 (Easter 2007): 55-56.
http://www.thomasmertonsociety.org/Journal/14/14-1JamesRevForest.pdf
2007
JOURNAL The revised and third edition of JimStones, Christine Merton Journal [UK] 16.2 (Advent 2009): 37-38.
http://www.thomasmertonsociety.org/Journal/16/16-2StonesRevForest.pdf
2009
SEASONALMerton for BeginnersThis reviewer had two initial reactions to Living with Wisdom, both of which were negative.Tuoti, Frank X. Merton Seasonal 17:1 (Winter1992): 22-23.
http://merton.org/ITMS/Seasonal/17/17-1TuotiRevForest.pdf
1992