Cold War Letters

Cold War Letters By Thomas Merton Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2006 Review by Carl McColmanThomas Merton was one of the great prophetic voices of the turbulent 1960s, but some of his most trenchant writing was not allowed to be published during his lifetime. His "cold war letters" consisted of correspondence with a variety of well- and lesser-known artists and activists (including Erich Fromm, Clare Booth Luce, Henry Miller, and Dorothy Day) with whom Merton shared his thoughts about how people … [Read more...]


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