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Merton: A Biography

Merton: A Biography

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Originally published fifteen years ago, Merton: A Biography sold 25,000 copies before being taken out of print. For Liguori's reissue, Furlong provides a new introduction, additional material, & a new index to the original edition. Through his work as a spiritual leader, social activist, internatio ...more

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Obituary from The Guardian, Friday January 17 2003
by Michael De-la-Noy

Monica Furlong, who has died of cancer aged 72, would have achieved distinction through her writings alone. But she was always on the lookout for good causes to espouse, and once she had thrown in her lot with the Movement for the Ordination of Women, and with the aims of secular feminism in general, she became to many women - and to many men as well, especially homosexuals - not just a beacon of light, more