A Way to God: Thomas Merton's Creation Spirituality Journey by Matthew Fox

By Matthew Fox

This particular mirrored image was once caused through a call for participation Matthew Fox got to talk at the centennial of Thomas Merton’s start. Fox says that a lot of the difficulty he’s gotten into — comparable to being excommunicated in 1993 from the Dominican Order through Cardinal Ratzinger (who later turned Pope Benedict) — was once due to Thomas Merton, who despatched Fox to Paris to accomplish a doctoral application in philosophy. Fox came across that Merton’s journals, poetry, and spiritual writings printed a deeply ecumenical philosophy and a contemplative lifestyles event just like that of Meister Eckhart, the fourteenth-century mystic/theologian who encouraged Fox’s personal “creation spirituality.” it truly is little shock to discover Fox and Merton to be kindred spirits, however the intersections Fox reveals with Eckhart are intellectually profound, spiritually enlightening, and delightfully engaging.

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