On the Thomas Merton Room and the 100th Anniversary of his birth

As a Fellow at the Nazareth College Center for Public History, I spend a good amount of time in the Lorette Wilmot Library. My favorite bookish oasis is the Thomas Merton Room. The monastic-like space—the smallish, shaded window keeps sunlight subdued—is decorated with two paintings by Merton’s father, Owen, and features an encased typewriter used … Continue reading On the Thomas Merton Room and the 100th Anniversary of his birth