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Reviews of:

Seeking Paradise: The Spirit of the Shakers

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01 In 1998 the Barbican Art Gallery in London hosted a series ofJune, Barbara, SLG Fairacres Chronicle 44.2 (2011): 63-66.
2011
02 Paul Pearson is director and archivist of theHeiser, Charles W Theology Digest. 51.1 (Spring 2004): 77.
2004
03 The editor of this book bringsKeene, Mariana The Living Church (May 9, 2004): 5-6.
2004
04 The Trappist monk Thomas Merton had a wide-ranging curiosityMcQuillin, Andrea Shambhala Sun 12.4 (March 2004): 85.
2004
05 It is no surpise that the Cistercian monk, Thomas Merton, discovered theKilcourse, George A. Horizons 31.2 (Fall 2004): 465-466.
2004
06 Thomas Merton, in the true spirit of monastic and contemplativeEastman, Patrick Monos 17.1 (Jan/Feb 2004): 8.
2004
07The Simple Life: Thomas Merton's Tribute to the Shakers in a New VolumeThomas Merton first encounteredHart, Patrick, OCSO The Courier-Journal (March 21, 2004): I5.
2004
08 This book is a collection of photographsLynch, Ann, SSJ Catholic Library World 74.3 (March 2004).
2004
09 The first impulse of the reader of Seeking Paradise: The Sprit of the Shakers might be to dismiss it as a coffeeSmith, Pamela A. Catholic Books Review [online]. [accessed 17 Dec. 2003]
http://www.catholicbooksreview.org/2003/merton.htm
2003
10 Thomas Merton, who died in 1968, was one of the greatBrussat, Frederic and Mary Ann Spirituality and Practice: Resources for Spiritual Journeys [online]. [Accessed September25 2013]
http://www.spiritualityandpractice.com/books/books.php?id=6708
2003
11 "The peculiar grace of a Shaker chair," wrote Thomas Merton, "is due to the fact that it was made by someone capable of believing that an angel might come and sit onPierson, Robert Quaker Theology: A Progressive Journal and Forum for Discussion and Study 8.2 (Winter-Spring 2008) [online]. [Accessed September25 2013]
http://quest.quaker.org/issue15-pierson-merton-01.htm
2008
12 This new book of Thomas Merton's writings deals with his interest in the 'Shakers'Irvine, Alexandra Good Book Stall (1 January 2012).
2012
13 A monk admires furniture. A mystic snaps photographs. A workman responds to the call of God byGhiloni, Aaron J. Journey. Uniting Church in Australia - Queensland Synod [online]. [Accessed August 20 2014]
http://journeyonline.com.au/seeking-paradise-the-spirit-of-the-shakers/
2012
ANNUAL The opening words, "This book is a celebration of Merton's love of the Shakers," begin the prefaceForeman, Mary OSB Merton Annual 17: 343-345.
2004
CSQ Those who are familiar with Shaker furniture and craftsmanship andLa Corte, Daniel M Cistercian Studies Quarterly 39.3 (2004): 355-356.
2004
JOURNAL On December 10, 1960 ThomasDeignan, Kathleen, CND Merton Journal [UK] 12.1 (Easter 2005): 43-45.
http://www.thomasmertonsociety.org/Journal/12/12-1DeignanRevMerton.pdf
2005
SEASONALThe Tree of Life for the Healing of the NationsThomas Merton is among the few Christian seekers, as opposed to collectors, artisans and historians,Chura, Walt, SFO Merton Seasonal 29:1 (Spring 2004): 26-28 [online].
http://merton.org/ITMS/Seasonal/29/29-1ChuraRevSeeking.pdf
2004