Thomas Merton: Poet, Monk Prophet.

Conference Papers from the Second General Meeting of the TMS.

Edited by Paul M Pearson, Danny Sullivan and Ian Thomson.
ISBN: 1902093011
Published by Three Peaks Press

The following papers will be included in the book of conference papers:

Prologue:

Canon A.M. Allchin - "A Day in the Life of Thomas Merton."

The Merton Journals:

A round-table discussion of Merton Journal editors chaired by Mrs Tommie O'Callaghan, featuring Brother Patrick Hart, Lawrence Cunningham, Victor A. Kramer and Christine M. Bochen.

General Sessions:

Rt Rev Rowan Williams - "New Words for God: Contemplation and Religious Writing."

Dr Esther de Waal - "The Camera in the Hands of a Monk."

Fr Basil Pennington. OCSO. - "Thomas Merton: Cistercian Monk."


Concurrent Sessions

Thomas Merton Poet:
Bonnie Thurston. Thomas Merton Poet: Human Love and the Love of God in Eighteen Poems.
Paul M Pearson. The Geography of Lograire: Thomas Merton’s Final Prophetic Vision.
Christine M Bochen. Speaking of Contemplation: A Matter of Metaphor.
Sonia Petisco. The Influence of William Blake on the Poetry of Thomas Merton: Recovering our Innocence.

Thomas Merton Monk:
Victor A Kramer. A Journal Turned Toward the World: Merton’s Private Record and Public Awareness.
Catharina Stenqvist. How Postmodern is Thomas Merton?
Michael J Callaghan. The influence of the English Mystics on Thomas Merton's life and writings.
David Scott. Thomas Merton: The Apophatic Landscape.

Thomas Merton Prophet:
Colin Albin. Thomas Merton and Inter-faith Dialogue: Exploring a Way Forward.
John Wu. Thomas Merton and Asia.
Patrick Eastman. For the Sake of the World.
Danny Sullivan. In Praise of Insanity: Revisiting Thomas Merton’s Devout Meditation in Memory of Adolf Eichmann.

Epilogue:

Christine Jensen Hogan. An Introduction to Un Pas de Deux, Un Pas de Dieu.

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