Thomas Merton Conference: November 14 and 15, 2008

N.B. I'll be at this conference. Hope to see you there, too! — Carl Reading Thomas Merton: The Atlanta 40th Anniversary Celebration   Thomas Merton (1915-1968), monk, writer, poet, artist, entered the Cistercian Abbey of Gethsemani in Kentucky on December 10, 1941.  He died by accident twenty-seven years later while attending a Monastic Conference in Bangkok, Thailand.  As a Roman Catholic monk, he published some fifty books while maintaining a regular monastic routine and a very active intel … [Read more...]