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Graph_of_my_work_Feb_6_1967_001.pdf
Thomas Merton rates his published books in varying degrees from "Awful" to "Best."

ScottRussellSanders2017.mp4
Scott Russell Sanders is the author of twenty books of fiction and nonfiction, including Hunting for Hope and A Conservationist Manifesto. His most recent books are Earth Works: Selected Essays (2012) and Divine Animal: A Novel(2014). A collection of…

1967-03-00.pdf
Tony Boyd was a seventh-grader writing from Ashland, Kentucky. He asked Merton for information about Kentucky music and facts. In Merton's reply, he expresses his appreciation for Kentucky, having spent half of his life in the state, and his fondness…

1967-03-20: Letter to Tony Boyd from Thomas Merton
Tony Boyd was a seventh-grader writing from Ashland, Kentucky. He asked Merton for information about Kentucky music and facts. In Merton's reply, he expresses his appreciation for Kentucky, having spent half of his life in the state, and his fondness…

TM5 - Merton and farm fields.mp4
A portion of a longer film clip filmed early October 27-28 1967. The complete silent, color 16mm footage donated to the Merton Center in 2017.

MichaelMcGregor.mp4
NB: The live presentation included a slideshow that is not included because of copyright limitations. Michael N. McGregor is the author of Pure Act: The Uncommon Life of Robert Lax (Fordham University Press, 2015). His writings on Lax and Merton have…

MichaelHiggins2017.mp4
Michael W. Higgins, Distinguished Professor of Catholic Thought at Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT, served as fifteenth president of the International Thomas Merton Society (2015-2017). He is the author of numerous books, including Heretic…

Schachter-to-Merton--1966-Dec-01.mp3
Zalman Schachter records a letter to Thomas Merton while driving. He mentions classes he is teaching and lectures for the R. M. Bucke Memorial Society in Montreal. He references the Vietnam War and the use of napalm. Captions include a photograph of…

CW28_February1962_ThomasMertonontheStrike.pdf
Thomas Merton's letter to James Forest from January 29, 1962 was published in the February 1962 issue of the Catholic Worker. The letter references the General Strike for Peace, a protest against militarism, the "war economy", and nuclear testing at…
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