Publications

JONATHAN MONTALDO and THOMAS MERTON’S LEGACY

we are alreadyWe Are Already One: Thomas Merton’s Message of Hope: Reflections to Honor His Centenary (1915-2015)

Over 100 international contributors reveal Merton’s influence on their lives and careers in honor of his 100th birthday on January 31, 2015. Already being called a spiritual treasure, this volume exposes Merton’s influence on generations past and yet to come.

 

New Seeds of Contemplationnew seeds

A spiritual classic, this is the first exposition of Merton’s teaching on the true and false selves.

 

thoughtsThoughts in Solitude

As timely now as when it was originally published in 1956, Thoughts in Solitude addresses the pleasure of a solitary life, as well as the necessity for quiet reflection in an age when so little is private.

The Intimate Merton: His Life from His Journals

A highly edited anthology of Merton’s private journals (seven volumes presented in seven chapters), The Intimate Merton is a HarperSanFrancisco best seller and has been translated in over ten languages.

 

Dialogues with Silence: Prayers & Drawings

 

A gift book edition of Merton’s published prayers illustrated with his beautiful line drawings.

 

 

 

A Year with Thomas Merton

Presents a year of daily reflections excerpted from Merton’s personal journals written during a particular month.

 

 

 

Choosing to Love the World

Presents a collection of meditations culled from Merton’s writing that is an accessible introduction to his work and major themes still relevant for the 21st century.

 

 

Thomas Merton: In My Own Words A volume in a series that presents Merton’s explanation of his monastic vocation “in his own words”.

 

 

 

Merton & Hesychasm: The Prayer of the Heart & the Eastern Church (The Fons Vitae Thomas Merton series)

The second volume in the Fons Vitae Thomas Merton series that includes Merton & Sufism, Merton & Judaism, and Merton & Buddhism. In addition to scholarly papers on Merton’s interest in Eastern Orthodox contemplative practice, the book features selections from Merton’s writing on the practice of “stillness” and praying in the heart.

 

Entering the Silence: Becoming a Monk and a Writer (The Journals of Thomas Merton, V. 2)

The second volume in the seven-volume presentation of Thomas Merton’s extant private journals (1939-1968) published by HarperSanFrancisco. This volume presents his journals for the period 1941-1952.

 

 

Lent and Easter Wisdom from Thomas Merton (The Merton Institute for Contemplative Living)

A volume in a series that offers selections from various authors pertinent to the seasonal celebration of Lent and Easter. In addition to Merton’s writing, the volumes features passages from scripture, prayers composed by the editor and suggestions for keeping a journal during the use of the volume.

 

Soul Searching: The Journey of Thomas Merton

The insights of two dozen Merton scholars, biographers, friends, and monastic brothers are woven together into a rich and intricate tapestry. This book complements Morgan Atkinson’s documentary of the same name.

More Audiobooks:  Montaldo Reading Merton

 The Intimate Merton: His Life from His Journals

No Man Is an Island

Contemplative Prayer

Reading with Kathleen Deignan selections from her book, Kathleen Deignan’s A Book of Hours: At Prayer with Thomas Merton

 

Bridges to Contemplative Living with Thomas Merton

Volumes 1-4 Revised Edition 2010

Volumes 5-8 Revised Edition 2011

A spiritual development program in ten volumes that leads participants in small group dialogue to an experience of spiritual transformation and a more contemplative, peace-filled life. Each eight-session volume offers an introduction to Merton and contemplative living through prayers, readings from Merton and other spiritual masters, and questions for small group dialogue.

 

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