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A search for solitude

pursuing the monk"s true life

by Thomas Merton

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by HarperSanFrancisco in [San Francisco, Calif.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Diaries,
  • Catholic Church,
  • Solitude,
  • Trappists,
  • Clergy,
  • Monastic and religious life

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementThomas Merton ; edited by Lawrence S. Cunningham
    SeriesThe journals of Thomas Merton -- v. 3
    ContributionsCunningham, Lawrence
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX4705.M542 A3 1995b vol. 3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 406 p. ;
    Number of Pages406
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24738747M
    ISBN 100060654783, 0060654791
    ISBN 109780060654788, 9780060654795
    LC Control Number95046821
    OCLC/WorldCa33439106

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      The Call of Solitude How spending time alone can enhance intimacy. Being alone can fuel life. By Ester Buchholz, published January 1, - last reviewed on June 9, Spark Notes Years of Solitude by SparkNotes Editors,Gabriel Garcia Marquez and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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The other point was his unceasing search for solitude, and his dreams of finding a perfect monastery, or even founding one.

These were always blocked by his abbot and the abbot general. He was often very critical of Dom James. But this volume can only be understood in conjunction with Roger Lipsey's book Make Peace before the Sun goes Down/5(13). A Search for Solitude: Pursuing the Monk's True Life, The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 3: out of 5 stars (10) Kindle EditionCited by: 6.

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A third volume of the Trappist monk's journals explores the question of who and what a monk should be as he studies Zen, existentialism, Latin American culture, and Marxism and deals with disapproving superiors and the rigors of monastic life. As Thomas Moore, author of Care of the Soul, critiques Thomas Merton's book "A Search for Solitude" he writes: "The trick is always to find the spiritual deeply embedded in this world, and to discover our own eternal dimensions in the midst of our foibles, failures, and sometimes neurotic : Ebook.

Much of the book is a chronicle of the author's own search for solitude. There are some side journeys to interview various brain scientists or authors or other people who are thinking about the same thing.

It's a short book and easy to read and yet it does stimulate one's own reflection on the subject/5(53). In this semi-autobiographical novel published inthe unnamed protagonist paces the streets of Kristiania (now Oslo), starving and alone. Originally published inAnthony Storr's enlightening meditation on the creative individual's need for solitude has become a classic.

Solitude was seminal in challenging the established belief that "interpersonal relationships of an intimate kind are /5. The Labyrinth of Solitude: The Other Mexico, Return to the Labyrinth of Solitude, Mexico and the United States, the Philanthropic Ogre.

Originally published inAnthony Storr's bestselling meditation on the creative individual's need for solitude has become a classic.A pre-eminent work in self-help and popular psychology literature, Solitude was seminal in challenging the psychological paradigm that “interpersonal relationships of an intimate kind are the chief, if not the only, source of human happiness.”5/5(2).

Writing and reading are famously solitary acts; the loneliness of literature is expected, even embraced. But several writers have expanded solitude’s role, from a necessary condition to a central subject. Lonely characters speak more intimately Author: Rebecca Dinerstein. Buy a cheap copy of A Search for Solitude: Pursuing the book by Thomas Merton.

The third volume of Thomas Merton's journals chronicles Merton's attempts to reconcile his desire for solitude and contemplation with the demands of his new-found. A Search for Solitude | The third volume of Trappist monk Thomas Merton's "journals" chronicles his struggle to reconcile his celebrity as an author and peace activist with his desire for a life of silence and contemplation and also his conflicts with monastic routine, and his exploration of Zen, existentialism, Marxism, and Latin American : HarperOne.

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A Search for Solitude: Pursuing the Monk's True Life Thomas Merton, Author, Lawrence S. Cunningham, Editor HarperOne $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. Get this from a library. A search for solitude: pursuing the monk's true life. [Thomas Merton; Lawrence Cunningham] -- ByThomas Merton's renown as the bestselling author of The Seven Storey Mountain was well established.

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News, author interviews, critics' picks and more."Solitude is a gorgeously written and fascinating book, richly detailed and thought-provoking throughout. I highly recommend it." —Michael Finkel, New York Times best-selling author of True Story and The Stranger in the Woods "In a time of unrelenting connection, solitude becomes a radical act.

It also becomes an essential one.