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In this fifth volume of the acclaimed journals of Thomas Merton, the renowned monk and writer immerses himself in the revolutionary ideas of the '60s and begins to live full-time at his Gethsemani hermitage.
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The sixties were a time of restlessness, inner turmoil, and exuberance for Merton during which he closely followed the careening development of political and social activism – Martin Luther King, Jr., and the March on Selma, the Catholic Worker Movement, the Vietnam war, and the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Volume 5 chronicles the...
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In the fifth volume of Thomas Merton's acclaimed journals, the renowned monk and writer immerses himself in the revolutionary ideas of the sixties and finally begins to live full-time at his own hermitage.