Sunday Funnies and Inspiration: Tom Cruise and Thomas Merton

Funnies.  I ran across this Tom Cruise impersonator some time ago, and this is the cleanest video you can find with him:

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Inspiration: Thomas Merton speaking about Bernard of Clairvaux.  For those of you who appreciated Thomas Merton but may not be aware, the lectures Merton gave to the incoming brothers at the Abbey of Gethsemane are available.

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About Timothy Dalrymple

Timothy Dalrymple was raised in non-denominational evangelical congregations in California. The son and grandson of ministers, as a young boy he spent far too many hours each night staring at the ceiling and pondering the afterlife.
In all his work he seeks a better understanding of why people do, and do not, come to faith, and researches and teaches in religion and science, faith and reason, theology and philosophy, the origins of atheism, Christology, and the religious transformations of suffering