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Reviews of:

Contemplation in a World of Action

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01Merton traces mind's journey"Due to a book I wrote 30 years ago," writes Thomas Merton, "I have myself become a sort ofEllington, Coke Anniston Star (28 March 1971). Coke Ellington
1971
02Contemplation in a World of ActionThe sixties were a time when American youth engaged this society in a moral confrontation andLester, Julius New York Times Book Review (14 March 1971): 34-35. Julius Lester
1971
03Charting a Future for Life & PrayerAlthough these two studies on the place of monasticism in the modern world were published separatelyMcDonnell, Thomas P. Pilot (24 April 1971). Thomas P. McDonnell
1971
04Contemplation in a World of ActionRenewal for enclosed orders, more particularly the Trappists, is not the same as for activeStork, Sister P. Review for Religious 30.5 (September 1971): 935. Sister P. Stork
1971
05Silent Witness to the Sacred: Thomas Merton's Contemplation in a World of Action And the Dilemma ofThomas Merton has always been considered a man of paradox, a man who attempted to achieve a certainRicciardi, Marc Journal of Pastoral Counseling 34 (1999): 128-130. Marc Ricciardi
1999
06Contemplation in a World of ActionIf there are those who judge that the monastic and eremitical life is either a quaint ecclesiasticalFleming, Peter J. America 124 (8 May 1971): 490-491. Peter J. Fleming
1971
07Merton, ThomasThomas Merton died in December, 1968. Shortly before his death he submitted these "monastic essays,"Anderson, Joseph Marie, SSND Best Sellers 31 (15 April 1971): 40-41. Joseph Marie Anderson SSND.
1971
08Conciliar TaleExceptional importance, deriving both from significance of subject matter and from authority of  Christian Century 88 (3 March 1971): 300.
1971
09 Ever since his student days at Columbia in the '30s, Thomas Merton had a deep, abiding interest inDevlin, Vianney M., OFM Cord 21 (September 1971): 281-283. Vianney M. Devlin OFM.
1971
10Recent PublicationsThe conversion of Thomas Merton to Roman Catholicism and his subsequent monastic career representGodfrey, Aaron W. Liturgical Arts 39 (August 1971): 113, 115-116. Aaron W. Godfrey
1971
11Thomas Merton on the Contemplative LifeThomas Merton wrote in the letter in which he accepted the invitation to speak at the Congress inMcGreggor, Bede, OP New Blackfriars 53.629 (October 1972): 470-476. Bede McGreggor OP
1972
12Monasticism from WithinContemplation in a World of Action is a series of essays by Thomas Merton, a Trappist monk forWidis, Barbara Rutgers Daily Targum (24 February 1971): 6. Barbara Widis.
1971
13 Thomas Merton's ideas on the monastic life changed greatly in the years after 'Elected Silence'Cameron-Brown, Aldhelm OSB Month [London] 5 (July 1972): 219.
1972
14 Thomas Merton, though dead, lives on, not only in the works published during his lifetime, butColumba, Cary-Elwes OSB Heythrop Journal [London] 14.1 (January 1973): 93-94.
1973
15 Thomas Merton's twentieth and second-last book will probably rank as one of his finest.Ledwith, Michael The Furrow 23.9 (September 1972): 563-64.
1972
16 This book puts together a set of unpublished essays on the monastic life andO'Donoghue, N.-D. Irish Theological Quarterly 39.3 (July 1972): 311-312.
1972.
SEASONALA "World" Divided in TwoAs the glue dried out and crumbled, and the pages seperated from the binding of my 1973LeBeau, Dorothy Merton Seasonal 24:4 (Winter 1999): 26-28.
http://merton.org/ITMS/Seasonal/24/24-4LeBeauRevMerton.pdf
1999