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The Forest Is My Bride: Thomas Merton’s Writings on Nature

The mystery of Thomas Merton’s marriage to the forest is a rich and overlooked sub-theme in one of the most celebrated spiritual stories of modern times. A contemplative master of monumental fame and significance, Thomas Merton’s life reads like a great drama in which all the crises and challenges of modernity are portrayed in the […]

When psalms surprise me with their music And antiphons turn to rum The Spirit sings: the bottom drops out of my soul… Thomas Merton Composing a web-biography that offers some authentic introduction to the friends and strangers who will make their way to this page is quite challenging. It needs to be more and less […]