Mystics and Zen Masters, by Thomas Merton

A Micro-Review/Essay

Mystics and Zen Masters, by Thomas Merton

“The authentic person is not born in stoic isolation but in the openness and dialogue of love.”

Merton the monk. Probably the most famous monk of the past 500 years, unless you count Luther. Merton is arguably more controversial than Luther. Luther was bigger, sure, but he was proudly heterodox. Merton? Not. The convert Merton never left the…

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Eric Scheske

Eric Scheske

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Former editor of Gilbert Mag and columnist for NC Register. Freelance for many print pubs. Publishes here every Monday, plus. Paid Medium Member.