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Product Description: "A field manual for courage and hopefulness in a time of desperation." --Christopher Pramuk, author of Sophia: The Hidden Christ of Thomas MertonThomas Merton, the Trappist monk who died in 1968, is one of the most influential religious figures of modern times...read more

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9781626981973, titled "The Root of War Is Fear: Thomas Merton’s Advice to Peacemakers" | Orbis Books, August 18, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: "A field manual for courage and hopefulness in a time of desperation.

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Product Description: Not everything Jesus taught must be regarded as a commandment. Counsels on voluntary poverty or celibacy, for instance, have been seen as an option for a small minority of Christ’s followers. The same cannot be said about the love of enemies...read more

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9781626980907 | Orbis Books, September 10, 2014, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Not everything Jesus taught must be regarded as a commandment.

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Product Description: Dorothy Day (1897-1980), founder of the Catholic Worker movement, and one of the most prophetic voices in the American Catholic church, has recently been proposed as a candidate for canonization. In this lavishly illustrated biography, Jim Forest provides a compelling portrait of her heroic efforts to live out the radical message of the gospel for our time...read more

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9781570759215 | Orbis Books, May 1, 2011, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Dorothy Day (1897-1980), founder of the Catholic Worker movement, and one of the most prophetic voices in the American Catholic church, has recently been proposed as a candidate for canonization.

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Product Description: True stories become streamlined into legends and legends become compressed via symbols into myths. The St. George of myth was a knight in armor who fought a dragon to save a princess, but the real George never saw a dragon nor did he rescue a princess in distress...read more

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9780881413731, titled "Saint George & The Dragon" | St Vladimirs Seminary Pr, April 5, 2011, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: True stories become streamlined into legends and legends become compressed via symbols into myths.

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Product Description: Here is a lavish pictorial biography of Thomas Merton, the extraordinary Trappist monk whose writings--including his classic autobiography The Seven Storey Mountain--exerted a profound influence on millions. An extensive collection of photographs captures the life and vision of one of the greatest spiritual figures of the century...read more

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9781570757549 | Revised edition (Orbis Books, November 30, 2008), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Here is a lavish pictorial biography of Thomas Merton, the extraordinary Trappist monk whose writings--including his classic autobiography The Seven Storey Mountain--exerted a profound influence on millions.

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Product Description: In this beautifully illustrated book Jim Forest explains the use of icons in prayer to the uninitiated. Icons are not just "art" but a powerful aid to prayer and contemplation.

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9781570757587 | Rev exp edition (Orbis Books, February 28, 2008), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: In this beautifully illustrated book Jim Forest explains the use of icons in prayer to the uninitiated.

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Product Description: Drawing on the wisdom of the saints and his own wide-ranging travels, Forest leads us to a range of 'thin places', including Iona, Jerusalem, the secret annex of Anne Frank, the experience of illness, the practice of hospitality, and other places and occasions where we may find ourselves surprised by grace...read more

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9781570757310 | Orbis Books, August 15, 2007, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Drawing on the wisdom of the saints and his own wide-ranging travels, Forest leads us to a range of 'thin places', including Iona, Jerusalem, the secret annex of Anne Frank, the experience of illness, the practice of hospitality, and other places and occasions where we may find ourselves surprised by grace.

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Product Description: Writing at the height of the Cold War, Merton issued this passionate challenge to the idea that unthinkable violence can be squared with the Gospel of Christ. Censors of Merton's order blocked publication of this work, but forty years later if you substitute 'war on terrorism' for 'war on communism' Merton's message remains eerily topical...read more

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9781570755590 | Orbis Books, October 1, 2004, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Writing at the height of the Cold War, Merton issued this passionate challenge to the idea that unthinkable violence can be squared with the Gospel of Christ.

Offers a moving reappraisal of this neglected sacrament, drawing on scripture, the lives of the saints, and a wealth of personal stories, showing how the practice of confession draws us deeper into a loving relationship with God, the body of Christ, and our fellow sinners. Original. (view table of contents)

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9781570753862 | Orbis Books, February 1, 2002, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Offers a moving reappraisal of this neglected sacrament, drawing on scripture, the lives of the saints, and a wealth of personal stories, showing how the practice of confession draws us deeper into a loving relationship with God, the body of Christ, and our fellow sinners.

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Product Description: How does one enter into suffering with those who are poor in spirit, body, and possessions? Are we not all poor as we seek after Someone, Something, beyond ourselves -- for love, peace, and justice? And if we are poor, what does that mean? What is community? This gold-mine of writings from sixty years of The Catholic Worker offers lively accounts of the movement's courageous grappling with these issues and more: homelessness, war, civil disobedience, and community...read more

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9781570750120 | Revised edition (Orbis Books, March 1, 1995), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: How does one enter into suffering with those who are poor in spirit, body, and possessions?

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Discusses Jesus' teachings about loving our enemies, considers the nature of love, and explains how we should enmity

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9780824508821 | Crossroad Pub Co, August 1, 1988, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Discusses Jesus' teachings about loving our enemies, considers the nature of love, and explains how we should enmity

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