The Power and Meaning of Love

The Power and Meaning of Love

Thomas Merton


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A selection of Merton's finest writing in which he discusses solitude, St John of the Cross, the primitive Carmelite ideal, Christianity and totalitarianism, and the power and meaning of love. The ideas and insight in this book reflect light on contemporary spiritual life.


Thomas Merton:
Thomas Merton (1915-1968) is regarded as one of the most influential religious writers of modern times. A Trappist monk, and peace and civil rights activist, his best-selling books include New Seeds of Contemplation and his autobiography, The Seven Storey Mountain, which is also part of the SPCK Classics series.