Jonathan Montaldo

Jonathan Montaldo is the recently retired Director of Bethany Spring, the Merton Institute for Contemplative Living’s Retreat Center in New Haven, Kentucky. He has edited numerous volumes of Thomas Merton’s writing including The Intimate Merton, Dialogues with Silence, A Year With Thomas Merton, Choosing to Love the World: Thomas Merton on Contemplation, and Bridges to Contemplative Living with Thomas Merton (nine volumes). With V. Gray Henry, the publisher, he is the co-general editor of the Fons Vitae Thomas Merton Series that examines Merton’s interests in Sufism, Hesychasm, Judaism, Buddhism, Taoism with forthcoming books: Merton and the Protestant Tradition, Merton and the Indigenous World, and Merton and Hinduism.