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Thomas Merton: A Book of Hours

Stunning illustrations illuminate this beautifully conceived & intelligently executed contemporary psalter, a resource that presents Merton entirely as a source for daily prayer & contemplation. Prayer, prose & poetry are interwoven with graceful illustrations to form a spiritual tapestry.

The Ecological Conscience – Merton Essay

(The following is an excerpt from an article that appeared in the Catholic Worker, June 1968, available on reserve in the library). Man is a creature of ambiguity. His salvation and his sanity depend on his ability to harmonize the deep conflicts in his thought, his emotions, his personal mythology. Honesty and authenticity do not […]

Hagia Sophia

Written in 1963 I. Dawn. The Hour of Lauds. There is in all visible things an invisible fecundity, a dimmed light, a meek namelessness, a hidden whole- ness. This mysterious Unity and Integrity is Wisdom, the Mother of all, Natura naturans. There is in all things an inexhaustible sweetness and purity, a silence that is […]

The General Dance

The Lord made His world not in order to judge it, not in order merely to dominateit, to make it obey the dictates of an inscrutable and all-powerful will, not in order tofind pleasure or displeasure in the way it worked; such was not the reason for creationeither of the world or of man. A […]

Księga godzin

Księga godzin – ułożone w rytmie tradycyjnego horarium Brzasku, Dnia, Zmierzchu i Zmroku rozważania i poezje Thomasa Mertona, jednego z największych mistrzów duchowych XX wieku – zaprasza do medytacji i zachęca do odkrywania bogactwa chrześcijańskiego dziedzictwa.

El Libro de las Horas

Este libro, imaginado y dado a luz por Kathleen Deignan, reúne algunos de los más bellos y reveladores pasajes de las obras de Thomas Merton, dispuestos a modo de oraciones para rezar cada día de la semana al amanecer, por la mañana, por la tarde y por la noche. El resultado es una versión contemporánea de la tradicional forma de libro de oración que llamamos “Libro de las Horas”.

When the Trees Say Nothing

In this first collection of his nature writings, Thomas Merton is revealed as a man whose spirituality is deeply rooted in the natural world – an environmentalist ahead of his time.

Masters of the Cosmos and the Soul: Thomas Berry and Thomas Merton in Dialogue

Thomas Merton and Thomas Berry are, arguably, two of the most exceptional Catholic thinkers of the twentieth century, whose import will increase in centuries to come. Since his death in 1968, scholars have had the opportunity to research and explicate the enormous library of wisdom left us by Thomas Merton. Now, with the death of […]

Thomas Merton: The Hermit in New York

A new play about Thomas Merton will take place on Sunday, January 10th at 2:30pm in St. Joseph’s Greenwich Village Church, 371 Sixth Avenue, New York. This play about Thomas Merton, written by Teresa Weed and produced by the Still Point Theatre Collective of Chicago begins on a weekend in New York when Merton met […]

Love for the Paradise Mystery – Thomas Merton: Contemplative Ecologist

‘Love for the paradise mystery’ is a dominant motif woventhrough all the writings of Thomas Merton—a gossamer thread of mystical insight and prophetic urgency that fastens together theassemblage of his multi-focused literary legacy. Now, forty years after hisdeath, a pentimento pattern of ecological consciousness becomes evidentthroughout his corpus as its complexity and unity become more […]