The Franciscan Heart of Thomas Merton

  • by Daniel P. Horan
  • Narrated by Daniel P. Horan
  • 8 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Millions of Christians and non-Christians look to Thomas Merton for spiritual wisdom and guidance, but to whom did Merton look? In The Franciscan Heart of Thomas Merton, Franciscan friar and author Daniel Horan shows how, both before and after he became a Trappist monk, Merton's life was shaped by his love for St. Francis and for the Franciscan spiritual and intellectual tradition. Given recent renewed interest in St. Francis, this timely resource is both informative and practical, revealing a previously hidden side of Merton that will inspire a new generation of Christians to live richer, deeper, and more justice-minded lives of faith.

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Family Ties

Like catching up with a friend of the family , A cup of coffee, a smile, a nod,.." Wow ! You''re right...never thought of it that way "
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- alice

Accessible and compelling

This book offers a wonderful, unique and challenging look at the life and writing of Thomas Merton through the lens of his love for St Francis.
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- Jamie Arpin-Ricci

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-26-2014
  • Publisher: Franciscan Media