Monthly Archives: August 2010

Merton and “Place”

Hans Gustafson is a Ph.D. candidate at Claremont Graduate University and teaches at St. John’s University in Minnesota. He holds Master’s degrees in theology and philosophy and was a Jesuit Volunteer in Alaska. His paper will be titled Place & … Continue reading

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The Geography of..Merton and Berry

John J. O’Brien is a Passionist priest who teaches liturgy, sacramental theology, and Catholic Social Teaching at Blessed John XXIII Seminary and Anna Maria College in Paxton, Massachusetts.  He will present “Seeing”: Landscape as Soulscape, Thomas Merton and Thomas Berry in … Continue reading

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The Enthralling Task

Mary Frances Coady received an ITMS Shannon Fellowship for 2009-2010.  She teaches at Ryerson University in Toronto. Her latest book is a short fiction collection, The Practice of Perfection. She’ll be presenting a paper entitled,  “The Enthralling Task”: Evelyn Waugh … Continue reading

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Doing Lectio Divina with Thomas Merton

Suzanne Zuercher, O.S.B., is a member of St. Scholastica Monastery, a psychologist, a frequent presenter at ITMS/Chicago and also a member of the Program Committee for the ITMS General Meeting at Loyola University-Lakefront. She has written five books on spirituality, … Continue reading

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Finding the Sky Within You

Monica Weis SSJ, Professor of English, Nazareth College, Rochester NY, is past Vice President of ITMS, current Board Member, and author of Thomas Merton’s Gethsemani: Landscapes of Paradise (UPK, 2005), and most recently Dancing with the Raven: Thomas Merton’s Evolving Ecological Consciousness … Continue reading

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