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Thomas Merton on Prayer

Narrated by: Thomas Merton
Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
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Summary

Renew your prayer life with Thomas Merton.

Thomas Merton was one of the great spiritual masters: a Trappist monk, profound mystic, and brilliant writer. He inspired men and women from all walks of life with his dedication to prayer and contemplation.

In 1967, near the end of his life, Merton gave a powerful set of lectures on prayer to the Sisters of Loretto. He channeled a lifetime full of wisdom, piety, and prayerfulness into these erudite yet down-to-earth talks. Now, you have the rare opportunity to hear Merton's moving lectures, deepening your own life of prayer with one of the great modern spiritual masters.

This series has been remastered and made available for you to enjoy. In these heartfelt talks, Merton reaches out across the decades to inspire your spirit. He will lead you on a powerful journey, giving you new insights into praying contemplatively. You will explore such topics as religious poverty, philosophy, and monasticism. As you do so, you will discover what it means to truly live as a Christian today.

Recorded half a century ago, these talks remain as powerful today as ever. Merton will transform your life with his timeless insights into contemplation, the search for meaning, and more. Join him on this life-changing experience.

Photograph of Thomas Merton by Sibylle Akers. Used with permission of the Merton Legacy Trust and the Thomas Merton Center at Bellarmine University.

©2016 Now You Know Media Inc. (P)2016 Now You Know Media Inc.

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A true joy to listen to Merton in his own words. You hear his clarity but also his hesitation, his recognition that his is not the final word in the spiritual life as so many of his more 'enthusiastic' admirers would have you believe. What comes across more than anything else is his kindness.

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  • A. Chan
  • 04-12-17

Extraordinarily Relevant

Thomas Merton's own words spoken over 50 years ago are as meaningful in today's world as if they were spoken 5 minutes ago.

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  • Docking Bay 94
  • 24-02-19

Not too much on prayer

These are recorded musings of Merton to some Loreto nuns. Very little is on prayer like the title suggests. Contains his view on deinstituitionalization of the Church in the years after Vatican II and on Vietnam. Not really relevant to me or what I was expecting.