Merton on Social Activism

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Merton on Social Activism
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  1. Merton himself?
    (2)
    • 1) " We are told that our life consists in the peaceful and pious meditation on Scripture and a quiet withdrawal from the world".
    • ") "Christian Social Activism"
  2. W. Simsic
    (1)
    Merton believed that...."only love will overcome the social problems of contemporary society"
  3. W.H. Shannon - biggest struggle faced by Merton in 1961?
    date?
    • "Should I, a Monk of Gethsemani, vowed to silence and solitude, speak out against the terrible violence of war that threatens the very life of the planet, or should I keep a discreet silence as the appropriate stance for a Monk?"
    • 1961
  4. Concluding quote!!
    "Whatever I may have written, I think it can all be reduced in the end to this: that God calls every human to Union with Him and one another in Christ"

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