Merton And The Protestant Tradition by William Oliver PaulsellMerton And The Protestant Tradition by William Oliver Paulsell

Merton And The Protestant Tradition

byWilliam Oliver Paulsell

Paperback | March 15, 2017

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Thomas Merton’s mature monastic perspectives included his increasing openness to persons of other faith traditions that included Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism, and Judaism. Through personal contacts and by correspondence, Merton practiced hospitality to experiences of faith by those seeking God in ways that might differ from but also complement his own Roman Catholicism. This volume explores Merton’s dialogues with Protestants, especially with Protestant seminary professors and their students from Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky, who would visit him in his hermitage that had originally been built to house these interfaith dialogues. The volume displays Merton and his Protestant interlocutors at their ecumenical best, listening to one another in a communion marked by love and hope.
William Oliver Paulsell is the President Emeritus of Lexington Theological Seminary in Lexington, Kentucky. After seminary and graduate school at Vanderbilt University, he began his career as Professor of Religious Studies at Barton College in Wilson, North Carolina in 1962. In 1981 he became Dean of the Seminary, and, later, in 1987, ...
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Title:Merton And The Protestant TraditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.5 inPublished:March 15, 2017Publisher:Fons VitaeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1891785745

ISBN - 13:9781891785740

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