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The Resource Thomas Merton : twentieth-century wisdom for twenty-first century living, Paul R. Dekar ; foreword by Paul M Pearson

Thomas Merton : twentieth-century wisdom for twenty-first century living, Paul R. Dekar ; foreword by Paul M Pearson

Label
Thomas Merton : twentieth-century wisdom for twenty-first century living
Title
Thomas Merton
Title remainder
twentieth-century wisdom for twenty-first century living
Statement of responsibility
Paul R. Dekar ; foreword by Paul M Pearson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book explores Merton's prophetic writings and experience as they offer guidance for spiritual seekers in their search to experience God, to simplify their lives, to live more humanly, and to shape Christian community in the face of alienation, consumerism, noise, and technology
Cataloging source
E7B
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Dekar, Paul R
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Pearson, Paul M
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  • Merton, Thomas
  • Merton, Thomas
  • Simplicity
  • Monasticism and religious orders
  • Technology
  • Ecology
  • RELIGION
  • RELIGION
  • RELIGION
  • RELIGION
  • Ecology
  • Monasticism and religious orders
  • Simplicity
  • Technology
Label
Thomas Merton : twentieth-century wisdom for twenty-first century living, Paul R. Dekar ; foreword by Paul M Pearson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front cover; Title page; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements ; Abbreviations; 1. Stirrings of a New Monasticism; 2. Introducing Thomas Merton; 3. Thomas Merton on Monastic Renewal; Monastic Formation; Merton on Prayer; Openness to Wider Society; Reflections; 4. Thomas Merton on Simplification of Life; The Spirit of Simplicity: Merton's First Bookof Monastic Theology; Simplicity in Merton's Other Writings; Why Merton on Simplicity Matters; Reflections; 5. Thomas Merton, Guide to the Right Use of Technology; Merton on The Triple Revolution; Defining and Evaluating Technology
  • Three Baskets of Concern: Destruction, Distortion, and Distraction, Destructive Developments; Distortion of Our True Humanity; Divertissements, Diversions, and Distractions; Merton's Prophetic Diagnosis; Reflections; 6. Thomas Merton on Care of Earth; Interconnection with Nature; Custodianship of Nature; Reflections; 7. The Root of War Is Fear; Merton on War and Peace; Merton on Gandhi and Non-violence; Merton on Dialogue; Reflections; 8. Twentieth-Century Wisdom for Twenty-First-Century Communities; New Monastic Communities; Merton on a New Monasticism; Merton on Four New Communities
  • The ShakersThe Hutterian Brethren; Taizé; Madonna House Apostolate; Merton as Mentor of New Monastics; Reflections; 9. Building Communities of Love; The Need for Communities of Love; Communities of Love; Merton for the Next Generation; Seeking Wisdom on the Journey; Appendix 1. The Christian in a Technological World; "The Christian in a Technological World"; Appendix 2. Marxism and Technology; Introduction; "Computers-Marxism. The 'no-dialogue' kind"; Bibliography; Merton Titles by Category, Date of Publication; Poetry; Fiction; Autobiographical Books and Journals; Essays on Monasticism
  • Essays on History and Doctrinal TheologyEssays on Biblical and Liturgical Themes; Essays on Spiritual Direction, Prayer, and Contemplation; Essays on Literary Themes and Contemporary Issues; Essays on Asian and Native American Religion; Letters; Anthologies; Introductions, Talks, Unpublished essays; Periodicals; Other Sources; Films; Web Material; Interviews; Other Material; Back cover
Control code
ocn847592076
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 242 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780718840693
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1cg597f
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)847592076
Label
Thomas Merton : twentieth-century wisdom for twenty-first century living, Paul R. Dekar ; foreword by Paul M Pearson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front cover; Title page; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements ; Abbreviations; 1. Stirrings of a New Monasticism; 2. Introducing Thomas Merton; 3. Thomas Merton on Monastic Renewal; Monastic Formation; Merton on Prayer; Openness to Wider Society; Reflections; 4. Thomas Merton on Simplification of Life; The Spirit of Simplicity: Merton's First Bookof Monastic Theology; Simplicity in Merton's Other Writings; Why Merton on Simplicity Matters; Reflections; 5. Thomas Merton, Guide to the Right Use of Technology; Merton on The Triple Revolution; Defining and Evaluating Technology
  • Three Baskets of Concern: Destruction, Distortion, and Distraction, Destructive Developments; Distortion of Our True Humanity; Divertissements, Diversions, and Distractions; Merton's Prophetic Diagnosis; Reflections; 6. Thomas Merton on Care of Earth; Interconnection with Nature; Custodianship of Nature; Reflections; 7. The Root of War Is Fear; Merton on War and Peace; Merton on Gandhi and Non-violence; Merton on Dialogue; Reflections; 8. Twentieth-Century Wisdom for Twenty-First-Century Communities; New Monastic Communities; Merton on a New Monasticism; Merton on Four New Communities
  • The ShakersThe Hutterian Brethren; Taizé; Madonna House Apostolate; Merton as Mentor of New Monastics; Reflections; 9. Building Communities of Love; The Need for Communities of Love; Communities of Love; Merton for the Next Generation; Seeking Wisdom on the Journey; Appendix 1. The Christian in a Technological World; "The Christian in a Technological World"; Appendix 2. Marxism and Technology; Introduction; "Computers-Marxism. The 'no-dialogue' kind"; Bibliography; Merton Titles by Category, Date of Publication; Poetry; Fiction; Autobiographical Books and Journals; Essays on Monasticism
  • Essays on History and Doctrinal TheologyEssays on Biblical and Liturgical Themes; Essays on Spiritual Direction, Prayer, and Contemplation; Essays on Literary Themes and Contemporary Issues; Essays on Asian and Native American Religion; Letters; Anthologies; Introductions, Talks, Unpublished essays; Periodicals; Other Sources; Films; Web Material; Interviews; Other Material; Back cover
Control code
ocn847592076
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 242 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780718840693
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1cg597f
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)847592076

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