Monthly Archives: February 2011

Good news from Christchurch

Glad to hear through Paul Pearson that Rev. Raymond Schmack survived the earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand.  He is one of our international advisors. While he survived, sadly, his church building did not. Advertisements

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Matthew Kelty, R.I.P.

Sorry to learn that Rev. Matthew Kelty of the Abbey of Gethsemani died this afternoon. Read more about him by clicking here to go to the Abbey’s website.

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Merton and Hannah Arendt: Desert and City in Cold War Culture

Robert Whalen is professor of history at Queens University of Charlotte and Visiting Professor of Church History at the Charlotte campus of Union Theological Seminary.  He will be presenting Thomas Merton and Hannah Arendt: Desert and City in Cold War Culture. … Continue reading

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Encouraging news

While many of us still enjoy the experience of holding and reading a physical book, as a Society, we need to be looking for ways to introduce Thomas Merton to a generation that prefers messages limited to 140 characters (Twitter) … Continue reading

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Free Chicago guide (for limited time)

If you’re planning to come to Chicago for the ITMS General Meeting and you use an iPhone, go to the Lonely Planet site in the App Store.  For a limited time, you can download the Lonely Planet guide to Chicago…for … Continue reading

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