When Prophecy Still Had A Voice: The Letters Of Thomas Merton & Robert Lax by Thomas MertonWhen Prophecy Still Had A Voice: The Letters Of Thomas Merton & Robert Lax by Thomas Merton

When Prophecy Still Had A Voice: The Letters Of Thomas Merton & Robert Lax

byThomas Merton

Paperback | January 1, 2001

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Before Thomas Merton became a Trappist monk at the Abbey of Gethsemani, he & poet Robert Lax worked together on a university magazine at Columbia. This was the beginning of a remarkable correspondence, filled with personal, literary, & political observations, that would last for thirty years. (The bulk of the letters have never been previously published).
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...
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Title:When Prophecy Still Had A Voice: The Letters Of Thomas Merton & Robert LaxFormat:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 9.34 × 6.32 × 1.38 inPublished:January 1, 2001Publisher:UNIVERSITY PRESS OF KENTUCKYLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:081312168x

ISBN - 13:9780813121680

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