Exploring the Spiritual Wisdom of Thomas Merton

Exploring the Spiritual Wisdom of Thomas Merton

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Date:     October 19th, 2019
Time:     10 AM to Noon
Presenter: Professor Ron Dart

This workshop will focus on Thomas Merton's preeminent work “New Seeds of Contemplation" which was first published in 1961. This book seeks to awaken the dormant inner depths of the spirit so long neglected by western people.

Thomas Merton’s wisdom presented in “New Seeds of Contemplation” is still feels relevant and current to the spiritual struggles of people nearly 60 years later after it was first published.

“I must learn therefore to let go of the familiar and the usual and consent to what is new and unknown to me.  I must learn to ‘leave myself’ by yielding to the love of God.”
Thomas Merton, New Seeds of Contemplation


Professor Ron Dart is passionate about the teaching and impact of Thomas Merton. He will share some of Merton’s story and help the participants understand the importance of Merton’s “New Seeds of Contemplation.” 

There will be opportunity for questions and discussions. 


If you would like to purchase Thomas Merton's "New Seeds of Contemplation", it is available through Amazon for approximately $22.  

For more information about Thomas Merton's Life and Work, visit The Thomas Merton Centre at Bellarmine University.

About the Presenter

Professor Ron Dart is the Political Science advisor to the Stephen Leacock Home/Museum, on the National Executive of the Thomas Merton Society of Canada, and he has written/published on George Grant, Stephen Leacock and Thomas Merton. Ron has published 35+ books.

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