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The sign of Jonas.

Thomas Merton

The sign of Jonas.

by Thomas Merton

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Published by Image Books in Garden City, N. Y .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination352 p.
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23316877M

Begun five years after he entered the Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani, The Sign of Jonas is an extraordinary view of Merton's life in a Trappist monastery, and it serves also as a spiritual log recording the deep meaning and increasing sureness he felt in his vocation: the growth of a mind that finds in its contracted physical world new 2/5(1). Burton Lysecki Books, ABAC/ILAB (CA) Bookseller Inventory # Title The Sign of Jonas Author Merton, Thomas Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover Publisher Harcourt, Brace and Company Place of Publication New York Keywords Religion, Catholic Church, Monastic Life, Religion, Collectible.

The Sign of Jonas by Thomas Merton starting at $ The Sign of Jonas has 6 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace2/5(1).   Harcourt Brace, The Sign of Jonas by Merton Thomas Harcourt Brace, , lst. Hardback in good condition with good dust jacket. Text is clean and unmarked, binding tight. Cloth cover is clean dust jacket shows little signs of wear. Merton was known as Father Louis and this book covers the problem of being best known for Read more.

Begun five years after he entered the Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani, The Sign of Jonas is an extraordinary view of Merton’s life in a Trappist monastery, and it serves also as a spiritual log recording the deep meaning and increasing sureness he felt in his vocation: the growth of a mind that finds in its contracted physical world new intellectual and spiritual dimensions.   The Sign of Jonas - Ebook written by Thomas Merton. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Sign of Jonas.4/5(4).


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I read The Sign of Jonas because it was advertised as a sequel to The Seven Storey Mountain. It is a sequel in the sense that the book picks up Merton's story after enters the Abbey of Gethsemani.

But it is not a sequel in the sense that it is a very different kind of book. The Sign of Jonas is a journal, covering the years /5. THE SIGN OF JONAS is the journal of the Trappist monk Thomas Merton from tocovering his early years at the Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemane through his ordination and his first couple of years as a priest.

It is, essentially, a sequel to his best-selling THE SEVEN STOREY MOUNTAIN. The latter book is a more traditional autobiography Cited by: "Begun five years after he entered the Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani, The Sign of Jonas offers an extraordinary view of Merton's day-to-day life in a Trappist monastery, and serves as well as a spiritual log recording the deep meaning and increasing sureness he felt in his vocation.

Spanning the years tothe book takes the sign of Jonas the prophet both as a symbol of resurrection /5(3). The Sign of Jonah Paperback – Ma by Guenter Rutenborn (Author), Gunter Rutenborn (Author), George White (Translator) & out of 5 stars 5 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ 4/4(5). But He answered and said to them, ‘An evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign, and no sign will be given to it except the sign of the prophet Jonah. For as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of the great fish, so will the Son of Man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth’” (Matthew ).

Jonah was soon thrown overboard and swallowed by a great fish where he remained for “three days and three nights” (Jonah –17). After the The sign of Jonas. book period, the Lord caused the great fish to vomit Jonah out onto dry land (Jonah ).

It is this three days that Jesus was referring to when He spoke of the sign of Jonah. The Book of Jonah is a book of the Nevi'im ("Prophets") in the Hebrew tells of a Hebrew prophet named Jonah son of Amittai who is sent by God to prophesy the destruction of Nineveh but tries to escape the divine mission.

Set in the reign of Jeroboam II (– BC), it was probably written in the post-exilic period, some time between the late 5th to early 4th century BC. THE SIGN OF JONAS is the journal of the Trappist monk Thomas Merton from tocovering his early years at the Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemane through his ordination and his first couple of years as a priest.

It is, essentially, a sequel to his best-selling THE SEVEN STOREY MOUNTAIN. The latter book is a more traditional autobiography /5(47). “It was when Jonas was traveling as fast as he could away from Nineveh, toward Tharsis, that he was thrown overboard, and swallowed by a whale who took him where God wanted him to go.” ― Thomas Merton, The Sign of JonasCited by: THE BOOK OF JONAH The story of Jonah has great theological import.

It concerns a disobedient prophet who rejected his divine commission, was cast overboard in a storm and swallowed by a great fish, rescued in a marvelous manner, and returned to his starting point. Now he obeys and goes to Nineveh, the capital of Israel’s ancient enemy.

The Ninevites listen to his message of doom and repent. This diary of a monastic life is “a continuation of The Seven Storey Mountain Astonishing” (Commonweal). Chronicling six years of Thomas Merton’s life in a Trappist monastery, The Sign of Jonas takes us through his day-to-day experiences at the Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani, where he lived in silence and prayer for much of his life.4/5(4).

JONAH FLEES HIS CALL What was the "sign" (miracle) of Jonah. We have to go to the "Book of Jonah" in the Old Testament to find out. God commanded Jonah to go to Nineveh and warn the Ninevites to repent from their "evil ways, and from the violence that is in their hands." (Jonah ) But Jonah was loath to go as a warner unto the Ninevites.

This diary of a monastic life is “a continuation of The Seven Storey MountainAstonishing” (Commonweal).Chronicling six years of Thomas Merton’s life in a Trappist monastery, The Sign of Jonas takes us through his day-to-day experiences at the Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani, where he lived in silence and prayer for much of his life.

Book Description: This diary of a monastilife is "a continuation of The Seven Storey Mountain Astonishing" (Commonweal). Chronicling six years of Thomas Merton's life in a Trappist monastery, The Sign of Jonas takes us through his day-to-day experiences at the Abbey of OuLady of Gethsemani, where he lived in silence and prayefomuch of his life.

Begun five years after he entered the Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani, The Sign of Jonas is an extraordinary view of Merton&#;s life in a Trappist monastery, and it serves also as a spiritual log recording the deep meaning and increasing sureness he Brand: HMH Books.

Journey to Nineveh -- Solemn profession -- Death of an abbot -- Major orders -- To the altar of God -- The whale and the ivy -- The sign of Jonas -- Epilogue: fire watch.

THE SIGN OF JONAS is a collection of journal entries written by Thomas Merton between and The purpose of the book was to introduce readers to the daily life of a monk, though the gifted Merton was hardly a typical monk of his day or any by:   Unlike many of Merton's other books, The Sign of Jonas is easily understood and makes for good light reading.

His journal covers his early monastic life from to and is an intimate look inside the cloister of Gethsemani/5(50). The sign of Jonas by Thomas Merton,Harcourt, Brace edition, in English - [1st ed.]Cited by:   Begun five years after he entered the Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani, The Sign of Jonas is an extraordinary view of Merton&#;s life in a Trappist monastery, and it serves also as a spiritual log recording the deep meaning and increasing sureness he Pages:.

Get this from a library! The sign of Jonas. [Thomas Merton] -- Begun five years after he entered the Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani, The Sign of Jonas is an extraordinary view of Merton's life in a Trappist monastery, and it serves also as a spiritual log.The Sign of Jonah Then some of the Pharisees and teachers of the law said to him, “Teacher, we want to see a sign from you.” He answered, “A wicked and adulterous generation asks for a sign!But none will be given it except the sign of the prophet as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of a huge fish, so the Son of Man will be three days and three nights in the.

‎What was the sign of Jonah. An evil and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign (Miracle); and there shall no sign (Miracle) be given to it, but the sign (Miracle) of the prophet Jonas: For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale's belly; so shall the Son of man be t 5/5(1).