The Several-Storied Thomas Merton

Royal, Robert
February 1997
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Feb1997, Issue 70, p34
Discusses the works and personalties of Thomas Merton, a U.S. Trappist monk and author. Information on his 1948 autobiographical account "The Seven Storey Mountain," which focused on his contemplative vocation; Contradiction of his entrance into a Trappist monastery with his writing; Role of Merton as a social activist.


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