Medieval Cistercian History Initiation into the Monastic Tradition 9
Thomas Merton, Edited by Patrick F. O'Connell, Preface by William R. Grimes
Thomas Merton's deep roots in his own Cistercian tradition are on display in the two sets of conferences on the early days of the Order included in the present volume. A fitting concluding volume to the series of Merton's novitiate conferences providing a thorough "Initiation into the Monastic Tradition."
Happiness in God Memories and Reflections of the Father Abbot of La Trappe Dom Marie-Gérard Dubois, OCSO; Translated by Georges Hoffmann and Jean Truax; Preface by Dom Guerric Reitz Séjotte, Abbot of La Trappe
“Much more than a memoir, Dubois's book whets our appetite to taste and see the conversatio morum of Trappist community, so personally and profoundly spread before us as though at table with the brothers. The English translation captures the narrative and insight of Dubois beautifully."
Moral Reflections on the Book of Job, Volume 5 Books 23-27 Gregory the Great; Translated by Brian Kerns, OCSO; Introduction by Mark DelCogliano
This fifth volume, containing books 23 through 27, provides commentary on six chapters of Job, from 32:1 through 37:24. These chapters of Job are devoted to Elihu, the young man who derides the three friends who couldn't find an answer to Job.