*Excerpts*, VOLUME 7

Thomas Merton – Thich Nhat Hanh is My Brother [Essay]

Thomas Merton Thich Nhat Hanh

The friendship between Trappist monk Thomas Merton and Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh, short-lived as it was (lasting only about two years until Merton’s death in 1968), was a robust example of interfaith conversation.  In honor of Thich Nhat Hanh’s birthday tomorrow (Oct 11), we offer this brief essay by Merton.

Thich Nhat Hanh is My Brother

Thomas Merton

Found in the book:
[easyazon_link asin=”0826414672″ locale=”US” new_window=”default” nofollow=”default” tag=”douloschristo-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”default”]Thomas Merton and Thich Nhat Hanh: Engaged Spirituality in an Age of Globalization[/easyazon_link]
Robert H. King
(Continuum, 2001)


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C. Christopher Smith is the founding editor of The Englewood Review of Books. He is also author of a number of books, including most recently How the Body of Christ Talks: Recovering the Practice of Conversation in the Church (Brazos Press, 2019). Connect with him online at: C-Christopher-Smith.com


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