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FrBryanMassingale.mp4
Fr. Bryan Massingale speaks about his plenary presentation on Thomas Merton and racial justice at the 2015 General Meeting of the International Thomas Merton Society at Bellarmine University. Interviewed and filmed by Robert Grip.

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.

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Ethel Kennedy expresses her regrets that she will not be able to attend the inauguration of the Thomas Merton Studies Center at Bellarmine College in Louisville, Kentucky. She notes the importance of Merton for her and for her husband, the late Bobby…

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Pictured is a statue of the Virgin Mary and the child Jesus which was photographed atop a tree stump with a tree in the background at Gethsemani Abbey. Jaime Andrade, an artist from Quito, Ecuador created the sculpture in mahogany. Merton had…

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Dan Walsh at Thomas Merton's grave. Verso written by Walsh: "This is one of John Howard Griffin's copyrighted photos taken recently at Gethsemani The lighting is excellent a first rate piece of work despite the living subject. Give it to the waste…

1942-12-01 - JPM to Walter Jenkins.pdf
John Paul Merton writes to his uncle while serving in England in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. He speaks of his upcoming marriage in Birkenhead to Margaret Evans.John Paul Merton was Thomas Merton's younger, and only,…

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Merton clarifies views expresses in one of his articles titles, "Christian Ethics and Nuclear War," which was published in the Catholic Worker in March and April 1962. The articles were published even though it was merely a first draft.

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…
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