Entering the Silence By Thomas Merton
Entering the Silence: Becoming a Monk and a Writer (The Journals of Thomas Merton Book 2) By Thomas Merton
Book/Novel Author: Thomas Merton
Book/Novel Title: Entering the Silence
The second volume of Thomas Merton's "gusty, passionate journals" (Thomas Moore) chronicles Merton's advancements to priesthood and emergence as a bestselling author with the surprise success of his autobiography, The Seven Storey Mountain. Spanning an eleven-year period, Entering the Silence reflects Merton's struggle to balance his vocation to solitude with the budding literary career that would soon established him as one of the most important spiritual writers of our century.