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Conjectures of a guilty bystander.

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Published by Image Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meditations.

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    Includes index.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination360 p. ;
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14110334M

    My favorite book by Thomas Merton is Conjectures of a Guilty Bystander. The title came because in the midst of dramatic social change, Merton felt guilty because he sat on the sidelines in a monastery. As a pastor, who sees church people do amazing things, I feel a similar guilt as I .


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Conjectures of a Guilty Bystander Quotes Showing of 22 “There is a pervasive form of contemporary violence to which the idealist most easily succumbs: activism and overwork.

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Merton discusses JFK, LBJ, Pope John XXIII, Gandhi, truth and violence ("lying is the mother of violence"), dissent, the "death of God," war, racial strife, as well as the thought of diverse authors including Camus /5(56).

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With his characteristic forcefulness and candor, he brings the reader face-to-face with such provocative and controversial issues as the “death of God. Conjectures of a Guilty Bystander is a collection of reflections on the world in the s which illumine what is happening now.

Merton discusses JFK, LBJ, Pope John XXIII, Gandhi, truth and violence ("lying is the mother of violence"), dissent, the "death of God," war, racial strife, as well as the thought of diverse authors including Camus, Bonhoeffer, and de Chardin/5(40).

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He grew up in France and England before moving to the United States and earning a BA and an MA from Columbia University in New York City. While at Columbia, Merton converted to.

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