Favorite Thomas Merton Books

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New Seeds of Contemplation
1.  New Seeds of Contemplation by Thomas Merton
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  "I think his greatest work"
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The Seven Storey Mountain
2.  The Seven Storey Mountain by Thomas Merton
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  "Probably the best place to begin,but keep going..."
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Thoughts In Solitude
3.  Thoughts In Solitude by Thomas Merton
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  "Clear ,lucid elegant"
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The Collected Poems of Thomas Merton (New Directions Paperbook)
4.  The Collected Poems of Thomas Merton (New Directions Paperbook) by Thomas Merton
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  "very,very underrated poems,this,after all, was how he began..."
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Dancing In The Water Of Life        Volume 5:1963-1965: Seeking Peace in the Hermitage (Merton, Thomas//Journal of Thomas Merton)
5.  Dancing In The Water Of Life Volume 5:1963-1965: Seeking Peace in the Hermitage (Merton, Thomas//Journal of Thomas Merton) by Thomas Merton
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  "My favorite of all his works, the diaries are essential. He has come a way here from the 7 storey mtn."
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Hidden Ground of Love: The Letters of Thomas Merton on Religious Experience and Social Concerns
6.  Hidden Ground of Love: The Letters of Thomas Merton on Religious Experience and Social Concerns by Thomas Merton
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  "The first collection of letters published{excluding the superb  Lax anti-letters}"
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Raids on the Unspeakable (New Directions Paperbook)
7.  Raids on the Unspeakable (New Directions Paperbook) by Thomas Merton
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  "Brilliant essay's"
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The Wisdom of the Desert (New Directions)
8.  The Wisdom of the Desert (New Directions) by Thomas Merton
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  "Wonderful intro,then excellent collection of stories and quotes..."
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The Literary Essays of Thomas Merton
9.  The Literary Essays of Thomas Merton by Thomas Merton
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  "Brillinat essays on Camus and Faulkner.Worth the effort to find..."
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When Prophecy Still Had a Voice: The Letters of Thomas Merton and Robert Lax
10.  When Prophecy Still Had a Voice: The Letters of Thomas Merton and Robert Lax by Thomas Merton
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  "Extraordianry correspondence between two hermits,best friends,poets"
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Striving Towards Being: The Letters of Thomas Merton and Czeslaw Milosz
11.  Striving Towards Being: The Letters of Thomas Merton and Czeslaw Milosz by Czeslaw Milosz
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  "Merton considered these the singular most important correspondence in which he engaged"
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Learning to Love: Exploring Solitude and Freedom (The Journals of Thomas Merton Vol. 6)
12.  Learning to Love: Exploring Solitude and Freedom (The Journals of Thomas Merton Vol. 6) by Thomas Merton
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  "Merton in love, and in growth. Nothing sensational,very very honest..."
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Contemplation in a World of Action: Second Edition, Restored and Corrected (GETHSEMANI STUDIES P)
13.  Contemplation in a World of Action: Second Edition, Restored and Corrected (GETHSEMANI STUDIES P) by Thomas Merton
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  "Once more, honest clear essays on the contemplative life"
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Zen and the Birds of Appetite (New Directions Paperbook)
14.  Zen and the Birds of Appetite (New Directions Paperbook) by Thomas Merton
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  "Branching out, misunderstood in its times epochal"
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The Other Side of the Mountain: The Journals of Thomas Merton Volume 7:1967-1968
15.  The Other Side of the Mountain: The Journals of Thomas Merton Volume 7:1967-1968 by Thomas Merton
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  "The end...and the beginning"
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