Jon M. Sweeney
The essential Merton is all of these books taken together. Read them all, and in this order, if you can.
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James T. Keane
The death of cultural icon Lawrence Ferlinghetti on Monday reminds us of the many artists and writers he influenced and was influenced by—including Thomas Merton.
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Ryan Di Corpo
Jim Forest's memoir functions as both a personal history and a snapshot of a tumultuous era in American society—the 1960s—when Forest solidified his opposition to unjust war and his faith in active nonviolence.
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Gregory Hillis
Advice for living under quarantine from Trappist monks
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Pete Holmes discovers a new meaning to Christ’s words “Go and do likewise,” not as a moralistic command, but as a call to an awakening, a conversion, the practice Catholic tradition calls the “imitation of Christ.”
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Chad Mitchum
Perhaps the most incredible day in the history of America happened in the lobby in 1967.