International Thomas Merton Society

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The Merton Seasonal -

Volume 34, 2009

The Spring 2009 issue, Vol. 34, No.1 included:

  • Forest, Jim. “Thomas Merton: Monk of the Undivided Church.” 3-11.

  • Baker, Kathleen. “Fastening Myself to the Page: Three Owen Merton Paintings, 1923” [poem] 12-13.

  • Thurston, Bonnie. “Thomas Merton and St. Paul.” 14-19.

  • Meade, Mark C. “Gethsemani Trappist Wake (Job's Lament.” [poem] 20.

  • Spencer, Thomas. “Joan Baez, Ira Sandperl, and Thomas Merton's Non-Violent Activism.” 21-28.

  • Berger, Rose Marie. “Personal, Prolific, Provocative.” Rev. of Thomas Merton: A Life in Letters, The Essential Collection edited by William H. Shannon and Christine M. Bochen. 29-32.

  • Brennan, Michael. “Guidebooks for the Contemplative Journey." Rev. of Bridges to Contemplative Living with Thomas Merton, Booklets 3-8 edited by Jonathan Montaldo and Robert G. Toth. 33-36.

  • Ryan, Gregory J. “A Concert of Harmonious Voices.” Rev. of Soul Searching: The Journey of Thomas Merton edited by Morgan Atkinson and Jonathan Montaldo. 37-38.

  • Pearson, Paul M. "Recent Publications By and About Thomas Merton." 39-43.


The Summer 2009 issue, Vol. 34, No.2 included:


The Fall 2009 issue, Vol. 34, No.3 included:

  • Grayston, Donald. "Monastic in His Own Way: Thomas Merton and Leonard Cohen." 3-9.

  • Stewart, M.L. "Nazareth Window." [poem] 10.

  • Shannon, William H. "Corpus Christi 2009: Closing Homily of the ITMS Eleventh General Meeting June 14, 2009." 11-13.

  • Culliford, Larry. "Corpus Christi (for Bill Shannon)." 14-15.

  • Schiffhorst, Gerald J. "On the Threshold of Silence: Thomas Merton and the Act of Reading." 16-21.

  • McMillan, Allan M. “Continuing the Conversation.” Rev. of The Merton Annual Volume 21 edited by David Belcastro and Gray Matthews. 22-24.

  • Reilly, Richard. "Bystanding and Authenticity in the Professions." Rev. of Professional Morality and Guilty Bystanding: Merton's Conjectures and the Value of Work by Barry L. Padgett. 25-26.

  • Milton, Sheila. "Old Truths and New Myths." Rev. of Thomas Merton: Contemplative and Peace-maker by Ashley Beck. 27-30.

  • Pearson, Paul M. "Recent Publications By and About Thomas Merton." 31-35.


The Winter 2009 issue, Vol. 34, No.4 included:


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