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Professor Secretly Trashes Merton Book


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Thomas Merton, the great Roman Catholic writer, spent his entire religious career, from his acceptance into the Cistercian Order in December of 1941 until his tragic death in Thailand at the age of 53 in December of 1968, as a monk at the Our Lady of Gethsemani Abbey near Bardstown, Kentucky. If for Merton’s legions of admirers, the Gethsemani Abbey is “Mecca,”…