The Seven Storey Mountain

The Seven Storey Mountain

Thomas Merton


A modern day Confessions of Saint Augustine, The Seven Storey Mountain is among the so much influential non secular works of the 20 th century. This variation includes an advent via Merton's editor, Robert Giroux, and a observe to the reader by means of biographer William H. Shannon. It tells of the transforming into restlessness of an excellent and passionate younger guy whose look for peace and religion leads him, on the age of twenty-six, to take vows in a single of the main hard Catholic orders--the Trappist clergymen. on the Abbey of Gethsemani, "the 4 partitions of my new freedom," Thomas Merton struggles to withdraw from the realm, yet simply after he has absolutely immersed himself in it. The Seven Storey Mountain has been a favourite of readers starting from Graham Greene to Claire sales space Luce, Eldridge Cleaver, and Frank McCourt. considering its unique book this undying religious tome has been released in over twenty languages and has touched thousands of lives.

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