A collection of news and information related to Thomas Merton published by this site and its partners.
Displaying items 1-12 of 12 » View wdbj7.com items only
For 40 years, the Brand Library and Art Center in Glendale has produced a national juried art exhibition of works on paper submitted by artists from across the United States. “Brand 40: Fortieth annual National Juried Exhibition of Works on Paper:...
Tags: Libraries, Chris Perry, Arts and Culture, Fine Arts, Arts
John Harris Burt, a retired bishop who advanced a tradition of social activism at Pasadena’s All Saints Episcopal Church with his bold support of the civil rights movement when he was rector in the 1960s, died Oct. 20 at his home on Lake Superior...
A great American warrior was laid to rest Saturday — a “warrior for peace and against poverty.” That was how former President Bill Clinton once described Sargent Shriver, who died last week at the age of 95. He was the other kind of...
Opinion L.A.This week the inspector general of the Justice Department issued a report about FBI surveillance of several groups, including Greenpeace and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. The report concluded that none of the groups was investigated by...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelFor Edward Norton, it’s all about “collaboration,” and having input on the character and story he helps get on the screen. “I don’t think it’s that unusual to want to contribute, bring your ideas to the script,”...
The Big PictureCorrection: In writing about a scene from Tom Shadyac's new film, "I Am," I inaccurately transcribed a line of dialog. When Shadyac talks about his agent, he actually says: "My agent. A source of stress in show business!" My apologies.......
Every writer has a personal stash of the misbegotten, that folder on the computer -- or section in the filing cabinet -- for work that the author has given up trying to fix. Maile Meloy, 37, revisited hers three years ago when the literary quarterly...
Al Alvarez: "The Biggest Game in Town" (Picador) Back in the early 1970s, Al Alvarez wrote "The Savage God," a study of suicide which contributed in no small part to the mythology that came to surround his friend, the great poet Sylvia Plath. A poet...
Flannery A Life of Flannery O'Connor Brad Gooch Little, Brown: 416 pp., $30 Brad Gooch opens "Flannery," his biography of Flannery O'Connor, with a lost moment: an account of how when O'Connor was 5, the Pathe newsreel company sent a cameraman to...
Times Staff WriterFinally, I could rest in Peace. "Peace," it turned out, was the name of the room where I stayed during a recent retreat at the Abbey of New Clairvaux. This remote Cistercian-Trappist monastery welcomes visitors needing a break from today's frenetic...
Sun StaffPart 3 of 4 There is a contract out on me. On March 29, 1996, Charlie Wilhelm made this entry, his first, in a journal that would document his two-year exile from Baltimore. Relocated to a small town in Alabama and living under a phony name, Charlie...
When you first see the village, sleeping on the flank of the Berkshire Mountains in western Massachusetts, you think of impossibly perfect places: Shangri-La, Brigadoon, Moon River. You think of the world the way it ought to be: everything clean,...
Tags: Ohio, Upper West Side, Aaron Copland, New York City, Canterbury
Oct 14, 2011 |Story| Glendale News Press
Oct 30, 2009 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Jan 25, 2011 |Story| Winchester Sun
Sep 23, 2010 | Los Angeles Times
Oct 19, 2010 | Orlando Sentinel
Nov 15, 2010 | Los Angeles Times
Aug 25, 2009 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Feb 1, 2009 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Feb 15, 2009 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Jul 17, 2005 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Nov 27, 2001 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Aug 31, 2003 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Original site for Thomas Merton topic gallery.