Celebrated by Pope Francis as one of the three greatest Americans of the modern era, Thomas Merton lived a life that reflects the complexities of our age. Thomas is the perfect companion for a Lenten journey, and in The Way of Thomas Merton: A Prayer Journey Through Lent, Professor Robert Inchausti explores and explains his writings for Christians today. Inchausti is the editor of the Thomas Merton books Echoing Silence, Seeds, and The Pocket Thomas Merton and his passion and expertise on Thomas Merton shines through.
This practical and thought-provoking Lent book guides you through the major themes of Merton’s work and shows how his words can help you overcome the difficulties that modern life presents for spiritual development. For Merton, the spiritual life is a journey from the false to the true self – a journey that all followers of Jesus must make. This book will help you to find and develop your true self as you journey through Lent and beyond.
The Way of Thomas Merton is an illuminating prayer journey that will leave you with a deeper understanding of Merton’s writings, and help you to cultivate a greater spiritual awareness and sensitivity amid the busyness of modern day life.