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God Is My Life: The Story of Our Lady of Gethsemani
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God Is My Life: The Story of Our Lady of Gethsemani

By Burden, Shirley and Thomas Merton

New York.: Reynal & Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. 4to - 28 x 21 cm.; Unpaginated with 96 pages. Blue cloth over boards with gold lettering on spine and title blind stamped on the front. Three page introduction by Merton. A selection of black and white photographs of the life at and surroundings of the Trappist Abbey in Gethsemani, Kentucky. Photos have a small reflective text next to each one. The book itself shows very minor shelf wear to the board tail edges and the head edges of same are a tad faded. The dust jacket is mildly edge worn with small chips and nicks at the spine crown and tail. The front panel is rubbed and all four corners are clipped with the price still on the top of the front jacket flap. One of the nicer copies that we have seen in awhile. .

$35.00

Pray to Live - Thomas Merton: Contemplative Critic.
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Pray to Live - Thomas Merton: Contemplative Critic.

By Nouwen, Henri J. M.

Notre Dame, Indiana.: Fides / Claretian. Good. 1972. Softcover. 0819006203 . 8vo - 20 x 13.5 cm.; x - 157 pp. A translation of the original, "Bidden Om Het Leven" into English by David Schlaver CSC. An introduction to the thought of Thomas Merton with a five page bibliography of Merton's works at the back. Previous owner's address label on the inside of the front cover. The cover edges and spine show moderate shelf / usage wear. The interior is clean and the binding is solid. .

$6.00

The Hidden Ground of Love, The Letters of Thomas Merton on Religious  Experience and Social Concerns.
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The Hidden Ground of Love, The Letters of Thomas Merton on Religious Experience and Social Concerns.

By Merton, Thomas. (edited by William H. Shannon).

New York.: Farrar, Straus, Giroux. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1985. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 374519633 . 8vo - 23.5 x 15 cm.; xiv - 669 pp. Cloth bound with orange and blue cloth with orange spine panel and gilt lettering. Letters to Catherine de Hueck Doherty, Abdul Aziz, Daniel Berrigan, Dom Helder Camara, Dorothy Day, James Douglass, Paul Tillich, Pope Paul VI, Erich Fromm among many others. Letters date from 1941 to 1967. DJ shows minor wear (crinkling) on the edges at the spine head and tail. .

$15.00

Saint Bernard De Clairvaux: Le Dernier Des Peres.
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Saint Bernard De Clairvaux: Le Dernier Des Peres.

By Merton, Thomas.

Paris, France.: Editions D'Histoire Et D'Art, Librairie Plon. Good. 1954. Soft Cover. 12mo - 19 x 14 cm.; 174 pp. The text is in French with the translation by Daniel de Maupeou, OSB. Contents: "L'homme et le saint", "Le témoignage des écrits", "Notes sur l'encyclique Doctor Mellifluus", "Encyclique Doctor Mellifluus". Two page bibliography at back. Some edgewear on cover, spine sticker and library label on front, library markings, text is clean. .

$6.00

The Living Bread.
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The Living Bread.

By Merton, Thomas.

New York.: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy. Good in Good dust jacket. 1956. First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo - 20 x 12.5 cm.; xxxi - 157 pp. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on the spine and a stamped gilt device on the front board. Stated first printing. Head edge is staineded blue as issued, now faded. The dust jacket shows very minor edge wear. Usual library (Catholic hospital) markings plus a previous owner's (convent) stamp on the front free end paper. The text is clean and the binding is tight. Merton looks at how exterior peace arises from inner peace which arises from spiritual peace. .

$7.50