Article The Psalms as Poetry The function of the Psalms is to make us share in the poetic experience of the men who wrote themBy Thomas MertonJanuary 29, 2018 Poetry Spirituality From the Archives Article In the Ruins of New York This was the city / That dressed herself in paper money. / She lived four hundred yearsBy Thomas MertonJanuary 29, 2018 Poetry Secularism and Modernity Feature Active & Contemplative Orders Is there a paradox between the active and contemplative lives?By Thomas MertonJanuary 29, 2018 Spirituality Religious Life Theology From the Archives Article Reality, Art, & Prayer Art is not an end in itself. It introduces the soul into a higher spiritual orderBy Thomas MertonJanuary 29, 2018 Spirituality Arts Article Elegy for A Trappist “Maybe the martyrology until today / Has found no fitting word to describe you”By Thomas MertonJanuary 29, 2018 Poetry Spirituality Feature Is Mysticism Normal? Is mysticism just for some extraordinary souls?By Thomas MertonJanuary 29, 2018 Spirituality From the Archives Article Nuclear War and Christian Responsibility From our pages in 1962, Thomas Merton writes on the duty of Christians in apocalyptic times By Thomas MertonJanuary 3, 2018 Foreign Affairs Ethics War and Peace Article Self-Denial and the Christian We cannot give ourselves to God if we do not belong to ourselvesBy Thomas MertonMay 10, 2014 From the Archives Spirituality Liturgy Article Schoolboy in England Like practically everyone else in our stupid and godless society, I was to consider these two years as "my religious phase." By Thomas MertonJanuary 30, 2018 Spirituality Article Teilhard’s Gamble Teilhard is a genius, a unique and providential combination of the scientist and the mysticBy Thomas MertonJanuary 30, 2018 Evolution From the Archives Spirituality Theology Article Monk & Hunters Am I a monk the same way he is a hunter?By Thomas MertonJanuary 30, 2018 Spirituality Religious Life From the Archives Article The ‘Honest to God’ Debate Thomas Merton takes issue with Anglican Bishop J. A. T. Robinson’s book that argues that the Christian image has become inadequate in the modern worldBy Thomas MertonJanuary 30, 2018 Theology Secularism and Modernity Spirituality From the Archives Tags Books Spirituality Please email comments to [email protected] and join the conversation on our Facebook page. ShareShare Twitter Print Previous StoryMerton & Blake, Revisited Next Story‘The Invention of the Antichrist’
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