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Reviews of:

Silence in Heaven

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01Silence in HeavenA superb picture book. The appeal of holiness and the atmosphere of prayer breathe from the  America (2 March 1957). 2 copies, one on original wax paper.
1957
02Silence in HeavenA superb attempt to render in language the daily round of the monastic life. Liturgy, work, prayer--  Commonweal (22 February 1957): 540.
1957
03Silence in Heaven: Text by Thomas mertonTo the sophisticated modern mind the monastic tradition must seem one of those comfortable  Globe Sioux City (17 January 1957).
1957
04aSilence in Heaven: Text by Thomas MertonWithout question this book contains the most profound and beautiful photographs of prayer and the  Book blurb from dust jacket
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04b Readers who have wondered about the nature of life in a monastery and the reasons for it will find  New York Times Book Review (25 November 1956).
1956
05Cowl and Camerathis is not a book; it is an experience, if not identical with, at least analogous to that of aLentfoehr, Therese, SDS Renascence 9 (Summer 1957): 200-205. Sister M. Therese Lentfoehr, SDS
1957
06In the Field of ReligionA great deal of nonsense is available in book form on the subject of faith healing - to say nothingBurger, Nash K. New York Times [1923-Current file] (18 November 1956): ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times (1851-2008).
1956
07 Thomas Merton has become the most popular interpreter of the religious life to our generation, but  Blackfriars 38 (August 1957): 351.
1957
08 About the most beautiful book I have ever seen, and the sure cure for today's news. Photos and textFremantle, Anne Commonweal 65 (7 December 1956): 257-258.
1956
09Calling Attention to..A book that deals pictorially and in really stunning fashion with the monastic life is Silence in  America 96 (12 January 1957): 428.
1957
10The Monk at WorkThis is a book of photographs illustrating the monastic life with a commentary by Father ThomasJames, Bruno S. Tablet [London] 208 (29 September 1956): 254-255.
1956
11 Thomas Merton's "Silence in Heaven" reveals in text and ninety breathtaking photographsMandel, Siegfried Saturday Review 40 (9 March 1957): 41.
1957