Thomas Merton
Thomas Merton

Thomas Merton

Thomas Merton (1915-1968), the American author & religious leader

person, writer, teacher, author, activist, poet, theologian, Saint, pacifist, aquarius person, Libra person

Legal name, Full name
"Thomas Merton"
Born
1915, October 1915, January 1915, October 16th 1915, January 31st 1915,  …
Died
1968, December 1968, December 10th 1968, Thailand, Asia,  …
Website
http://www.monks.org
Wrote
The seven storey mountain; Ways of the Christian mystics; Learning to Love; Pre-Benedictine Monasticism; The hidden ground of love;  …
Wikipedia Page
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Merton
Gender
male
Nationality
american
Residence
Kentucky
Educated
Columbia University
Last Name
"Merton"
First Name
"Thomas", Thomas
Main Occupation
author
Age at Death
53 years, 10 months and 9 days old; 53 years, 1 month and 24 days old
Websites
http://www.merton.org
Class
person, Saint, pacifist, writer, poet,  …
Did
die (1968)
Religion
Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholicism
Student of
Clare College
Born During
1910s
Died During
January 1st 1960, 00:00 - December 31st 1969, 23:59
Attributes
male, roman catholic
Related Websites
http://www.overgrownpath.com/2008/12/sweet-irrational-worship.html, http://www.overgrownpath.com/2011/01/perfection-versus-eclectic-stupidity.html, http://users.belgacom.net/merton, http://www.merton.ca, http://thmerton.msk.ru,  …
Freebase ID
"/guid/9202a8c04000641f80000000001213ea"
DBPedia URI
http://dbpedia.org/resource/Thomas_Merton
Rare Terms
"no man is an island", "merton"
Birthday
the 31st of January, the 16th of October
Quotes
"Yet it is in this loneliness that the deepest activities begin. It is here that you discover act without motion, labor that is profound repose, vision in obscurity, and, beyond all desire, a fulfillment whose limits extend to infinity."; "When ambition ends, happiness begins."; "Wheels of fire, cosmic, rich, full-bodied honest victories over desperation."; "What can we gain by sailing to the moon if we are not able to cross the abyss that separates us from ourselves? This is the most important of all voyages of discovery, and without it, all the rest are not only useless, but disastrous."; "We stumble and fall constantly even when we are most enlightened. But when we are in true spiritual darkness, we do not even know that we have fallen.";  …
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