Thomas Merton Series

The Merton Annual Volume 34

David Golemboski, Deborah Pope Kehoe


78 in stock

The Merton Annual publishes articles about Thomas Merton and about related matters of major concern to his life and work. Its purpose is to enhance Merton’s reputation as a writer and monk, to continue to develop his message for our times, and to provide a regular outlet for substantial Merton-related scholarship. The Merton Annual includes as regular features, reviews, review-essays, a bibliographic survey, interviews, and first appearances of unpublished or obscurely published Merton materials, photographs and art.  Essays about related literary and spiritual matters are also considered.

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  • 9781887752183
  • 2021
  • 277

Product Description

Grateful acknowledgement is expressed to the Merton Legacy Trust and the Thomas Merton Center at Bellarmine University for permission to reproduce the calligraphy of Thomas Merton for the cover artwork.


About the Cover Illustration: Merton's drawing of the Abbey is dated 1952, the year of the first draft of "The Fire Watch" and these luminous, unsettling words: "Your love, O God, speaks to my life as to an intimate, in the midst of a crowd of strangers."
Roger Lipsey, author of "Angelic Mistakes: The Art of Thomas Merton"