Book Description

From Publishers Weekly Readers looking for a short introduction to Thomas Mertons writings will benefit greatly from Seeds, a collection of brief excerpts from Americas most famous 20th-century monk. Merton discusses the usual topics of prayer, silence, contemplation and solitude, but he also sounds off on politics, social justice, foreign policy, technology, materialism and his growing affinity for Zen Buddhism. Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information, Inc. Read more About the Author Thomas Merton (1915?1968) was a Trappist monk, spiritual director, political activist, social critic, and one of the most-read spiritual writers of the twentieth century. He is the author of many books, including The Seven Storey Mountain. Read more