Make Peace before the Sun Goes Down: The Long Encounter of Thomas Merton and His Abbot, James Fox
Released! 05/19/2015
Make Peace before the Sun Goes Down: The Long Encounter of Thomas Merton and His Abbot, James Fox
by Roger Lipsey
Paperback

A fascinating account of Thomas Merton's conflicted relationship with his abbot, Dom James Fox—by an esteemed modern Merton scholar.

     In the 1950s and '60s, Thomas Merton, a monk of the Trappist monastery of Gethsemani in Kentucky, published a string of books that are among the most influential spiritual books of the twentieth century--including the mega-best seller The Seven-Storey Mountain. He was something of a rock star for a cloistered monk, and from his m... read more