A Book of Hours by Thomas Merton,John Giuliani,Kathleen Deignan

By Thomas Merton,John Giuliani,Kathleen Deignan

Thomas Merton was once the most well-liked proponent of the Christian contemplative culture within the 20th century. Now, for the 1st time, a few of his so much lyrical and prayerful writings were prepared into A booklet of Hours, a wealthy source for day-by-day prayer and contemplation that imitates the more and more renowned historical monastic perform of "praying the hours."

Editor Kathleen Deignan mined Merton's voluminous writings, arranging prayers for sunrise, Day, nightfall, and darkish for every of the times of the week. A booklet of Hours makes it possible for a slice of monastic contemplation in the course of annoying glossy existence, with psalms, prayers, readings, and reflections.

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