Heresy Central

An Enemy of the Thomas Merton Society

Originally published at: https://heresycentral.is/dcdave/an-enemy-of-the-thomas-merton-society/

I still remember vividly my excitement a half century ago when I discovered Henrik Ibsen’s great play, An Enemy of the People, in a collection of Ibsen’s complete works that I had bought the year of my graduation from college. I had never before encountered such a great depiction of one of the major shortcomings…