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Reviews of:

New Seeds of Contemplation

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01New Seeds of ContemplationAt first glance, it seems almost a superfluity to review such a well-known book. However, thePenrose, Sr. M. Romanus Review for Religious (Summer 1972): 889. Sr. M. Romanus Penrose
1972
02Fusion and Fission: Two by MertonWhat is likely to strike the general reader first is the heterogeneity of this collection. ItGilbert, Mary, SNJM Sewanee Review 72.4 (Autumn 1964): 715-718. Sister Mary Gilbert SNJM
1964
03 In the preface of his latest book, Merton explains that he wrote his first Seeds of Contemplation 12Vianney, Mary SSJ Ave Maria (3 March 1962): 27-28.
1962
04 Thomas Merton wrote Life and Holiness, a simple sketch (perhaps too sketchy) of the Christian lifeFitzGibbon, G., SJ Month [London] 31 (January 1964): 57-58.
1964
05The Spritual LifeTo a Catholic Simone Weil, the young Jewess died at the age of thirty-four, remains an enigmaticSchlegel, Desmond OSB Tablet [London] 216 (15 December 1962): 1225-1226.
1962
06 This is undoubtedly one of the most read books of Thomas Merton apart from his autobiographyEastman, Patrick Monos 17.1 (Jan/Feb 2004): 7.
2004
07 New Seeds of Contemplation orginally appeared in 1961, and it was itself a major reworking ofCentner, David J., OCD Spiritual Life 54.3 (Fall 2008): 185-86.
2008