TITLE

No Mirror, No Light -- Just This! Merton's Discovery of Global Wisdom

AUTHOR(S)
Cannon, Nassif
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Merton Annual;2010, Vol. 23, p184
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
This essay meditates on the role of theologian Thomas Merton as a model of the seeker of universal wisdom in a Christian context and the final integration of one's true self. It focuses on the spiritual journey of Merton to guide and shape the individuality of people and their personhood by having knowledge of the good and evil and becoming a mirror of love and life. It also explains the inner transformation, growth in wisdom and grace that Merton believed in.
ACCESSION #
87965884

 

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