The Sign of Jonas (Paperback)

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Description


Begun five years after he entered the Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani, The Sign of Jonas is an extraordinary view of Merton’s life in a Trappist monastery, and it serves also as a spiritual log recording the deep meaning and increasing sureness he felt in his vocation: the growth of a mind that finds in its contracted physical world new intellectual and spiritual dimensions.

About the Author


Thomas Merton (1915-1968) was born in France and came to live in the United States at the age of 24. He received several awards recognizing his contribution to religious study and contemplation, including the Pax Medal in 1963, and remained a devoted spiritualist and a tireless advocate for social justice until his death in 1968.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780156028004
ISBN-10: 015602800X
Publisher: Mariner Books
Publication Date: November 18th, 2002
Pages: 384
Language: English
Series: Harvest Book