The Seven Storey Mountain (Hardcover)

The Seven Storey Mountain By Thomas Merton, Robert Barron (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Thomas Merton, Robert Barron (Foreword by)
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When Thomas Merton's spiritual autobiography was first published in 1948, it was an unlikely candidate for a best-selling book. But less than one hundred years later, this account of his conversion to Catholicism has sold millions of copies and has been hailed as a modern-day version of Augustine's Confessions.

The Seven Storey Mountain is fundamentally about the triumph of God's grace in one man's life, a story of an imperfect individual whose search for meaning led him to a Trappist monastery. Honest and incisive, it is a personal testament to the life-changing reality of encountering the divine.

About the Author

Thomas Merton (1915-1968) was an American Trappist monk, social activist, and writer. His bestselling autobiography The Seven Storey Mountain is considered one of the most important spiritual texts of the twentieth century. Bishop Robert Barron is the founder of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries and the host of CATHOLICISM, a groundbreaking, award-winning documentary about the Catholic faith. On July 21, 2015, Pope Francis announced his appointment as Auxiliary Bishop in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, and on June 2, 2022, he appointed Bishop Barron the ninth bishop of the Diocese of Winona-Rochester (Minnesota). Ordained in 1986 in the Archdiocese of Chicago, Bishop Barron received a master's degree in philosophy from The Catholic University of America in 1982 and a doctorate in sacred theology from the Institut Catholique de Paris in 1992.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781943243198
ISBN-10: 1943243190
Publisher: Word on Fire Classics
Publication Date: November 1st, 2017
Pages: 506
Language: English