Thomas Merton, Peacemaker: Meditations on Merton, Peacemaking, and the Spiritual Life

Thomas Merton, Peacemaker: Meditations on Merton, Peacemaking, and the Spiritual Life

16.00

by John Dear

In the centenary year of Merton’s birth, longtime peace activist and author John Dear reflects on Merton’s profound contributions to the practice and spirituality of peacemaking.

Beginning in the early 1960s the famous Trappist monk broke new ground through his prophetic writings on nuclear weapons, war, and racism. For Merton, these issues were not only moral challenges: they reflected a deeper spiritual crisis afflicting the world.

Here, John Dear invites us to take up Merton’s journey and become mature spiritual seekers, breaking beyond the norms of religious obligation into a universal compassion so that we, too, might become peacemakers, the beloved children of the God of peace.
In the centenary year of Merton’s birth, longtime peace activist and author John Dear reflects on Merton’s profound contributions to the practice and spirituality of peacemaking.

Beginning in the early 1960s the famous Trappist monk broke new ground through his prophetic writings on nuclear weapons, war, and racism. For Merton, these issues were not only moral challenges: they reflected a deeper spiritual crisis afflicting the world.

Here, John Dear invites us to take up Merton’s journey and become mature spiritual seekers, breaking beyond the norms of religious obligation into a universal compassion so that we, too, might become peacemakers, the beloved children of the God of peace.

Quantity:
Add To Cart

You Might Also Like

Living With the Wolf

Living With the Wolf

10.00
The Roots Of Resistance (Dandelion Trilogy Book 2)

The Roots Of Resistance (Dandelion Trilogy Book 2)

20.00
Cloud of Witness

Cloud of Witness

15.00
The Road to Peace

The Road to Peace

18.00
The Non-Violent Cross: A Theology of Revolution and Peace

The Non-Violent Cross: A Theology of Revolution and Peace

26.00