Thomas Merton

Thomas Merton

Thomas Merton was born in Prades on January 31st, 1915 and passed away at the age of 53 on December 10th, 1968.

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Thomas Merton Stats: The highest rated book by Thomas Merton on Book Notification is The Seven Storey Mountain, a Non-Fiction book. The second-highest rated book is Run to the Mountain: The Story of a Vocation (The Journals of Thomas Merton #1).

The most read book by Thomas Merton on Book Notification is The Seven Storey Mountain, a Non-Fiction book. The second most read book is The Asian Journal of Thomas Merton , a Non-Fiction book.

Below is a complete list of Thomas Merton books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of The Journals of Thomas Merton Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
10
Run to the Mountain: The Story of a Vocation
1995
2
Entering the Silence: Becoming a Monk and a Writer
1996
3
A Search for Solitude: Pursuing the Monk's True Life, The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 3: 1952-1960
1996
4
Turning Toward The World: The Pivotal Years
1996
5
Dancing in the Water of Life
1997
6
Learning to Love: The Journals of Thomas Merton [Volume Six 1966-1967]
1997
7
The Other Side of the Mountain: The End of the Journey
1998

List of Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Thirty Poems
1944
2
A Man in the Divided Sea
1946
3
No Man Is an Island
1955
4
Selected Poems of Thomas Merton
1959
5
Raids On The Unspeakable
1966
6
The Collected Poems of Thomas Merton
1977
7
The Literary Essays of Thomas Merton
1981
8
Seasons of Celebration: Meditations on the Cycle of Liturgical Feasts
1983
9
Eighteen Poems
1986
10
Thomas Merton: Spiritual Master, The Essential Writings
1992
11
The Courage for Truth: The Letters of Thomas Merton to Writers
1993
12
The Essential Thomas Merton
2016
13
Selected Poems
2020

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
10
The Seven Storey Mountain
1948
2
The Tears of the Blind Lions
1949
3
What are these wounds?
1950
4
The Ascent to Truth
1951
5
The Sign of Jonas
1953
6
Last of the Fathers: Saint Bernard of Clairvaux and the Encyclical Letter Doctor Mellifluus
1954
7
The Silent Life
1957
8
The Inner Experience: Notes on Contemplation (With: William H. Shannon)
1959
9
The Wisdom of the Desert: Sayings from the Desert Fathers of the Fourth Century
1960
10
The New Man
1961
11
Mystics and Zen Masters
1961
12
Seeds of Destruction
1961
13
New Seeds of Contemplation
1962
14
Life and Holiness
1962
15
Thomas Merton on Peace
1971
16
He Is Risen
1975
17
My Argument with the Gestapo
1975
18
The Asian Journal of Thomas Merton
1975
19
The Power and Meaning of Love
1976
20
Thomas Merton On The Psalms
1977
21
The Monastic Journey
1977
22
The Secular Journal of Thomas Merton
1977
23
Day of a Stranger
1981
24
Woods, Shore, Desert
1982
25
Opening the Bible
1986
26
Ways of the Christian Mystics
1994
27
Passion for Peace; Reflections on War and Nonviolence
1995
28
Exile Ends In Glory: The Life Of A Trappistine, Mother M. Berchmans
2006
29
Seeds of Contemplation
2015
30
A Monastic Introduction to Sacred Scripture
2020
31
Notes on Genesis and Exodus
2021

List of A Harvest/Hbj Book Books in Publication Order

List of Cistercian Studies Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Climate of Monastic Prayer
1968
2
The Golden Chain: A Study in the Theological Anthropology of Isaac of Stella (By: Bernard McGinn)
1972
3
The Sayings of the Desert Fathers: The Alphabetical Collection (By: Benedicta Ward)
1975
4
The Sayings of the Desert Fathers: The Alphabetical Collection (By: Benedicta Ward)
1975
5
A Second Look at Bernard of Clairvaux (By: Jean Leclercq)
1976
6
Thomas Merton on St. Bernard.
1980
7
Message of Thomas Merton
1981
8
Women and Saint Bernard of Clairvaux (By: Jean Leclercq)
1989
9
The Lives of the Jura Fathers (By: Tim Vivian)
1999
10
In the Valley of Wormwood: Cistercian Blessed and Saints of the Golden Age
2013
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List of In My Own Words Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Pope John Paul II: In My Own Words; Memorial Edition (By: Anthony F. Chiffolo)
2005
2
Thomas Merton: In My Own Words
2010
3
Therese of Lisieux (By: Judy Bauer)
Therese of Lisieux (By: Judy Bauer)
2012
4
Pope John Paul II (By: Anthony F. Chiffolo)
Pope John Paul II (By: Anthony F. Chiffolo)
2013
5
Henri Nouwen: In My Own Words (By: Robert Durback)
Henri Nouwen: In My Own Words (By: Robert Durback)
2014
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List of Thomas Merton Anthologies in Publication Order

Thomas Merton: Biography

Thomas Merton was born on January 31st, 1915. Thomas passed away December 10th, 1968 at 53 years old. Thomas Merton was born in Prades.

Thomas Merton is probably best known for their Non-Fiction Books. There are currently 31 books available. The first was released in 1948 with the novel The Seven Storey Mountain. The most recently released novel was Notes on Genesis and Exodus which was released in 2021.

Thomas Merton also wrote the Collections series which has 13 books including Thirty Poems and A Man in the Divided Sea.

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Thomas Merton: F.A.Q

When was Thomas Merton Born?

Thomas Merton was born on January 31st, 1915.

When did Thomas Merton die?

Thomas Merton died on December 10th, 1968 at 53 years old.

Where was Thomas Merton Born?

Thomas Merton was born in Prades, .

What was the first book Thomas Merton wrote?

The first novel written by Thomas Merton was Thirty Poems, published in 1944.

What was the most recent book Thomas Merton wrote?

Their most recently released work was Notes on Genesis and Exodus on June 29th, 2021.

How many books has Thomas Merton written?

Thomas Merton has written 58 books. 7 books in The Journals of Thomas Merton Series, 13 books in the Collections, 31 books in the Non-Fiction Books, 2 books in the A Harvest/Hbj Book Series, 4 books in the Cistercian Studies Series, 1 book in the In My Own Words Series.

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    A few of these books interest me.

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