Thomas Merton, a Trappist monk known worldwide as an author and philosopher, is shown in 1951. Merton is best known for his book “The Seven Story Mountain,” a personal account of his conversion to Roman Catholicism.
Thomas Merton, a Trappist monk known worldwide as an author and philosopher, is shown in 1951. Merton is best known for his book “The Seven Story Mountain,” a personal account of his conversion to Roman Catholicism. ASSOCIATED PRESS ASSOCIATED PRESS
Thomas Merton, a Trappist monk known worldwide as an author and philosopher, is shown in 1951. Merton is best known for his book “The Seven Story Mountain,” a personal account of his conversion to Roman Catholicism. ASSOCIATED PRESS ASSOCIATED PRESS

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