Thomas Merton Audio Collection, n.d.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Thomas Merton Audio Collection, n.d.
Creator
Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968
Extent
.5 cu. ft. (1 Box): 12 Items
Subjects
Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968
Trappists--United States--Biography
Abbey of Our Lady of Gesthsemani (Trappist, KY)
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Staff, Hugh Henderson, Harold Rosenbaum; machine-readable finding aid created by:Harold Rosenbaum
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Thomas Merton was an American writer and Trappist monk at Our Lady of Gethsemani Abbey in Trappist, Kentucky. His writings include such classics as The Seven Storey Mountain, New Seeds of Contemplation, and Zen and the Birds of Appetite. Merton is the author of more than seventy books that include poetry, personal journals, collections of letters, social criticism and writings on peace, social justice and ecumenicism.
Scope and Content
The collection is comprised of twelve 1/4" reel to reel audio tapes of the works of Thomas Merton. The tape are readings from his books and letters on his philosophy of religion.

Contents of the Collection

Thomas Merton. Life and Prayer: The Desert Source. Side A: St. Ephrem on Prayer; Side B: Early Monastic Spirituality. (P.T.: 60 min)[n.d.]

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Thomas Merton. Life and Prayer: Journey in Christ. Side A: Life as a Journey; Side B: The Didache - Christ the Way. (P.T.: 60 min)[n.d.]

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Thomas Merton. Life and Prayer: The Jesus Prayer. Side A: The Person of Christ in Prayer; Side B: Theology and Practice of the Jesus Prayer. (P.T.: 60 min)[n.d.]

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Thomas Merton. Life and Contemplation. Side A: Conscience of a Christian Monk; Side B: Reflections on a Buddhist Monk. (P.T.: 60 min)[n.d.]

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Thomas Merton. Life and the Holy Spirit. Side A: The Meaning of Grace; Side B: The Spirit Gives Us Life. (P.T.: 60 min)[n.d.]

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Thomas Merton. Life and God's Love. Side A: The Dynamism of God's Love in Our Lives; Side B: Obstacles to a Relationship with God. (P.T.: 60 min)[n.d.]

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Thomas Merton. Life and Truth. Sides A & B: Commentary on the Meditations of Guigo the Carthusian. (P.T.: 60 min)[n.d.]

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Thomas Merton. Life and Truth. Side A: The 11th-Century Hermit Movement; Side B: The Hermit's Legacy - Life Without Care. (P.T.: 60 min)[n.d.]

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Thomas Merton. Life and Prophecy. Side A: The Scriptual Roots of the Prophetic Vocation; Side B: The Monk - Prophet to Modern Man. (P.T.: 60 min)[n.d.]

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Thomas Merton. Life and Work. Side A: The Shakers - Work as Worship; Side B: The Christian in a Technological World. (P.T.: 60 min)[n.d.]

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Thomas Merton. Life and Community. Side A: The Essence of Communal Life; Side B: Youth, Mass Media and Community. (P.T.: 60 min)[n.d.]

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Thomas Merton. Life and Celebration, Side A: Holy Week Liturgy - An Eschatalogical Event; Side B: The Church Jubilant - Celebrating the World. (P.T.: 60 min)[n.d.]

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