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Disputed Questions

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01Disputed QuestionsIn this Collection of random essays, provocative Father Louis, OCSO, has some trenchant things toPatricia Barrett, RSCJ America 104 (21 January 1961). Patricia Barrett, RSCJ
1961
02Disputed QuestionsThis is a selection of essays on various topics. The longest piece is devoted to "The Pasternak  Ave Maria (11 February 1961).
1961
03Disputed Questions"Meant to stimulate thought and to awaken some degree of spiritual awareness," this book is made upSchoeck, R.J. Ave Maria 93 (4 March 1961): 27.. R.J. Schoeck
1961
04Disputed QuestionsFather Thomas Merton, who has gained literary fame, emphasizes the relation of the individual to  Buffalo Evening News (9 December 1961). P.A.L.
1961
05Disputed QuestionsThe title of this latest book by America's most amazing monk has scholastic connotation which areKeating, John J., CSP Catholic World 192 (November 1960): 115-116, John J. Keating CSP
1960
06Disputed QuestionsThis book by the author of "The Seven Storey Mountain" consists of a series of essays, theHarding, Alice M. Charleston news SC (18 December 1960). Alice M. Harding
1960
07Father Merton On PasternakFather Merton, perhaps the most urbane Roman Catholic essayist in the United States, discourses onConroy, Jack Chicago Sun Times (29 January 1961). Jack Conroy
1961
08Too Complacent U.S. Dismays Monk MertonThomas Merton, the young man who gave up a harried life in new York City for monastery serenity inBarensfield, Thomas Cleveland Plain Dealer (23 October 1960). Thomas Barensfield
1960
09Disputed Question, By Thomas Merton. Farrar, Straus, and Cudahy, $3.95Even on such explosive questions as contemporary Christian art, Father Merton writes with charity as  Commonweal (24 February 1961).
1961
10Trappist Attacks Lack of Personal ThinkingAs in the past, our modern way of life is under attack by Mertens, a Trappist monk for some twoSala, Peter Courier-Express Buffalo, NY (9 October 1960). Peter Sala
1960
11Stimulant For ThoughtThis is the latest volume by Kentucky's Trappist monk, Thomas Merton. It is nonfiction, and theHabich, William Courier Journal Louisville, KY (23 October 1960). William Habich
1960
12Disputed QuestionsThis is a religious book, certainly; yet, in another real sense, it is not. Its scope andLentfoehr, Therese, SDS Critic 19 (December-January 1960-1961): 30-31. Sister M. Therese SDS
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13Priest Puts Thoughts in Essay FormFather Merton, author of "Seven Storey Mountain," has written another book which pursues somewhatMulholland, Charles Ft. Worth Star (6 November 1960). Charles Mulholland
1960
14Essays by a MonkThe problem of the person and his relation to the social organization is the main theme running  News Detroit MI (6 November 1960).
1960
15Thomas Merton Gives OpinionsThe longest essay in this collection, dedicated to the memory of Boris Pasternak, is an evaluationFlorence M. Manny News Sentinel Ft. Wayne, IN (24 December 1960). Florence M. Manny
1960
16 A new book by Thomas Merton, "Disputed Questions," will be published by Farrar, Straus & Cudahy on  NY Times (14 September 1960).
1960
17Essays Emphasize PersonalismWhether Thomas Merton writes about Boris Pasternak or a Renaissance hermit he applies as touchstoneNolan, James W. New Orleans Picayune (5 February 1961). James W. Nolan
1961
18Book Reviews: Cenobite and SocietyThis is indeed an extraordinary book, even by so unusual a monk as Thomas Merton, whom we knowLentfoehr, Therese, SDS Renascence 14 (Winter 1962): 102-105. Sister Therese
1962
19A Search Beyond the SelfIn 1953 the author of "Disputed Questions" wrote on the closing pages of his fourth book, "The SignMichelfelder, William Saturday Review [NY City] 43 (24 September 1960). William Michelfelder
1960
20Essays on Problems of Current ConcernCertainly the best known Catholic writer in America today is Thomas Merton, who is Father Louis ofThomas, Alma Savannah News, GA (9 October 1960). Alma Thomas
1960
21Disputed QuestionsIt would by interesting to know whether Thomas Merton will be remembered as a sociologicalKirvan, John J., CSP Sign 40 (January 1961): 60. John J. Kirvan, CSP
1961
22Disputed QuestionsWhen Fr. Merton entered the isolation of a contemplative monastery twenty years ago he was already  Virginia Kirkus Bulletin 28 (15 September 1960): 833.
1960
23Disputed Questions*This is a collection of essays by the distinguished author on various subjects, related loosely  Virginia Kirkus Bulletin (1 October 1960).
1960
24Provocative ReadinIs modern man in America likely to be too conformist? Is his inclination toward passivity? Does ourRushton, Frederick L. Worcester Telegram, Mass (5 February 1961). Frederick L. Rushton. 2 copies
1961
25Book ReviewsThis might well be sub-dubbed "The Anti-Organization Man," but for the readers who might wonder whatKannapell, Martha
1960
26Disputed QuestionsIn Disputed Questions Merton turns to have a look at the world from which his journey has led him.  Review for Religious 21.5 (September 1962): 483
1962
27In Defense of SolitudeConvinced that even in America "the world has moved a very long way towards conformism and passivityConover, Charles Eugene Christian Century 78 (18 January 1961): 84-85. Charles Eugene Conover.
1961
28Thinking Out LoudThis is a book of essays in which the author thinks out loud on some of the disputed andJames, Bruno S. Tablet [London] (8 July 1961): 659-60.
1961
29 A look at the table of contents will give us an idea of the diveristy of the social and religiousPeisson, Henry Catholic World 203(June 1966) :187-188.
1966
30 Columns of nonsense and a certain amount of sense in popular avant garde pages, have been written  Catholic Library World 32 (November 1960) : 141-142.
1960