Thomas Merton


Thomas Merton (1915-1968) is one of the foremost spiritual thinkers of the twentieth century. Though he lived a mostly solitary existence as a Trappist monk, he had a dynamic impact on world affairs through his writing. An outspoken proponent of the antiwar and civil rights movements, he was both hailed as a prophet and castigated for his social criticism. He was also unique among religious leaders in his embrace of Eastern mysticism, positing it as complementary to the Western sacred tradition. Merton is the author of over forty books of poetry, essays, and religious writing, including Mystics and Zen Masters, and The Seven Story Mountain, for which he is best known. His work continues to be widely read to this day.



Thomas Merton


Peace in the Post-Christian Era

Thomas Merton


No Man Is an Island

Thomas Merton


Waters of Siloe

Thomas Merton and Merton


The Seven Storey Mountain

Thomas Merton


Die Bibel Offnen: Ein Essay

Thomas Merton


Contemplative Prayer

Thomas Merton


Alone with God

Dom Jean LeClercq


Thoughts in Solitude

Thomas Merton


Mystics and Zen Masters

Thomas Merton


A Book of Hours

Thomas Merton and John Giuliani


When the Trees Say Nothing

Thomas Merton


Plough Quarterly No. 5: Peacemakers

R. R. Reno, Cat Carter Cat Carter, et al.


Faith and Violence: Theology

Thomas Merton


The Collected Poems of Thomas Merton

Thomas Merton


In the Dark Before Dawn: New Selected Poems

Thomas Merton and Lynn R. Szabo


New Seeds of Contemplation

Thomas Merton


The Way of Chuang Tzu (Revised)

Thomas Merton