Thomas Merton (1915–68)
Columbia College 1938, MA 1939
Author and recipient of numerous awards.
He could think and pray. Surely you can consult the Mertoniana at Columbia.
Submitted by Katharine Morgan, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences 1973 Graduate School of Arts and Sciences 1964, Graduate School of Business 1979, who is solely responsible for the content.
Submitted by Charles Fogarty, School of Library Service 1977, who is solely responsible for the content.
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Ahead of Their Time.