The Asian journal of Thomas Merton / edited from his original notebooks by Naomi Burton, Patrick Hart & James Laughlin. Consulting editor: Amiya Chakravarty.
By: Merton, Thomas.Material type: BookSeries: New Directions book: Publisher: [New York] : [New Directions Pub. Corp.], Description: xxviii, 419 p. ill. 24 cm.ISBN: 0811204642; 9780811204644; 0811205703; 9780811205702.Subject(s): Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968 -- Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc | Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968 | Catholic Church -- Doctrines | Spiritual life -- Catholic Church | Meditation -- Catholic ChurchAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Asian journal of Thomas Merton.DDC classification: 230/.2/0924 | B Other classification: RR 10026
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|Book: Standard||Hewitson Library, Presbyterian Research Centre||England Collection||BX2350.2 .M47 1973 (Browse shelf)||Available||18-669|
Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-361).
The eastward flight - October 15-18 -- Calcutta - October 19-27 -- New Delhi - October 28-31 -- The Himalayas - November 1-25 -- Madras - November 26-28 -- Ceylon - November 29-December 6 -- Bangkok - December 7-8 -- Complementary reading -- Appendixes -- September 1968 circular letter to friends -- On mindfulness / Bhikkhu Khantipalo -- Thomas Merton's view of Monasticism -- Monastic experience and East-West dialogue / Thomas Merton -- Special closing prayer -- November circular letter to friends -- Marxism and monastic perspectives / Thomas Merton -- Letter to Abbot Flavian Burns -- The significance of the Bhagavad-Gita / Thomas Merton.
Merton's pilgrimage to Asia, reaching out in ecumenism to Islam, Zen, Sufism, and Buddhism, but not breaking from his Christian roots.