Thoughts about Mysticism from 1953… and now

Here's something interesting I stumbled across online the other day: an article from Time Magazine's February 2, 1953 issue:Religion: Benedictine v. TrappistIt's basically an article about a Benedictine writer, Dom Aelred Graham (author of Contemplative Christianity and Zen Catholicism among other works), who offers criticism for the ideas he sees being put forth by Thomas Merton. After almost a half century, it's interesting to see some criticism leveled at Merton during his lifetime. But … [Read more...]