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(PUBAve Maria)In a number of ways, Merton was an environmentalist ahead of his time. In this thematic arrangement of 300 passages from his journals, Deignan demonstrates how ecology, at root, is a spiritual issue that exposes our alienation from the sacredness of the planet God has given us. 192 pages, hardcover.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 192 Vendor: Sorin Books Publication Date: 2002
Dimensions: 7 X 5 (inches) ISBN: 1893732606 ISBN-13: 9781893732605 Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
This first collection of Thomas Merton's nature writings reveals the beloved spiritual master as an environmentalist ahead of his time. A primer on eco-spirituality, this important book is skillfully edited by Kathleen Deignan, Ph.D., with a foreword by Thomas Berry and art by John Giuliani. "Merton would be thrilled with this book."--Brother David Steindl-Rast, OSB