Passion for Peace: Reflections on War and Nonviolence by Thomas MertonPassion for Peace: Reflections on War and Nonviolence by Thomas Merton

Passion for Peace: Reflections on War and Nonviolence

byThomas Merton

Paperback | October 1, 2006

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Violence, war, and terrorism fill our televisions, newspapers, and websites. To meet the great need for nonviolent wisdom in the tradition of Martin Luther King Jr. and Mahatma Gandhi, Crossroad presents this new and reedited version of Thomas Merton’s Passion for Peace. The book, never before available in an attractive trade edition, presents Merton’s most important insights into themes such as the nature of violence, armed conflict, Christian responsibility, and the individual in the state.
Born in France, Thomas Merton was the son of an American artist and poet and her New Zealander husband, a painter. Merton lost both parents before he had finished high school, and his younger brother was killed in World War II. Something of the ephemeral character of human endeavor marked all his works, deepening the pathos of his writ...
Title:Passion for Peace: Reflections on War and NonviolenceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 7.5 × 5.13 × 0.47 inPublished:October 1, 2006Publisher:The Crossroad Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0824524152

ISBN - 13:9780824524159