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
Found in the book:
Thomas Merton and Thich Nhat Hanh: Engaged Spirituality in an Age of Globalization
Robert H. King
^^^^^ Essay not readable on your device?
Click the logo above to read on Google Books.
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
Reading for the Common Good
From ERB Editor Christopher Smith
"This book will inspire, motivate and challenge anyone who cares a whit about the written word, the world of ideas, the shape of our communities and the life of the church."
-Karen Swallow Prior
Enter your email below to sign up for our weekly newsletter & download your FREE copy of this ebook!