Thomas Merton

Mark Van Doren December 10, 2018
I for one have never known a mind more brilliant, more beautiful, more serious, more playful. The energy behind it was immeasurable, and the capacity for love.
President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport, in Morristown, N.J., Sunday, July 22, 2018, en route to Washington after staying at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
John Dougherty July 24, 2018
If Jesus was not too busy to take a break, then neither are we.
Hubert M. Hart July 11, 2018
Thomas Merton's classic memoir was published 70 years ago.
Gregory Hillis July 05, 2018
A quiet life centered on the rhythms of prayer, work and play turns out to be...rather worth it.
The Editors October 05, 2017
The state of the current political debate is not likely to be one Merton would find healthy.
Andrew Lenoir October 03, 2017
In his position, others might have begun to hate the world. Instead, Thomas Merton found he could not leave it alone.