MERTON, Thomas


MERTON, Thomas
(1915-1968)
   French born American ROMAN CATHOLIC Trappist Monk and CHRISTIAN MYSTIC. His many works include Ascent to Truth (1951) and The Seven Story Mountain (1948).

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