Spiritual writer Thomas Merton is the most influential American Catholic author of the twentieth century. Despite appearances to the contrary, in 1966 he was a troubled, lonely monk. Only when the suffering Merton fell madly in love with a student nurse, a forbidden, erotic affair condemned by the Catholic Church, would he discover whether his devotion to God was stronger than his dedication to the woman he called qa miracle in my life.q Truly an inspirational story based on Merton's personal journals, new information and sources such as fellow monks, Beneath the Mask of Holiness presents a unique portrayal of the famous man, one never revealed in its entirety before.O, The Oprah Magazine, May 2005; www.oprah.com/article/omagazine/ readingroom/ obc_omag_200505_5books. 2. Author e-mail interview with Dr. Paul Pearson, January 12, 2009. 3. Dr. Rowan Williams (Archbishop of Canterbury), Theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Beneath the Mask of Holiness|
|Publisher||:||Macmillan - 2009-11-10|