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Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968


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  • Variants

    • Merton, Louis Thomas, 1915-1968
    • Mŏtʻŭn, Tʻomasŭ, 1915-1968
    • Cistercian monk of Our Lady of Gethsemani, 1915-1968
    • Monk of Our Lady of Gethsemani, 1915-1968
    • Louis, Father, 1915-1968
    • Mŏtʻŏn, Tʻomŏsŭ, 1915-1968
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1915-01-31
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1968-12-10
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Trappists
    • Descriptor

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    • Birth Place

        (naf) Prades (Pyrénées-Orientales, France)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Bangkok (Thailand)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani (Trappist, Ky.)
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    • Occupation

        (trot) Monks
          (trot) Clergy
            (lcdgt) Writers
        • Use For

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        • Sources

          • found: His Thirty poems ... 1944.
          • found: Kang, K.G. Pulgyo wa Kidokkyo, 1986:t.p. (Tʻomasʻu Mŏtʻŭn)
          • found: Spirit of simplicity, 1948:t.p. (A Cistercian monk of Our Lady of Gethsemani)
          • found: Chautard, J. Soul of the apostolate, c1946:t.p. (A monk of Our Lady of Gethsemani) jkt. (Thomas Merton)
          • found: Dell'Isola, F. Thomas Merton, 1946:p. 51-52, no. E3 (A Cistercian monk [Thomas Merton] of Our Lady of Gethsemani)
          • found: Chʻilchʻŭngsan, 2007 :t.p. (Tʻomŏsŭ Mŏtʻŏn [in Kor.]) t.p. verso (Thomas Merton [in rom.])
          • found: Gale Literature Resource Center WWW Site, 5 Sep. 2008:French authors page (Thomas Merton, born 31 Jan. 1915, Prades, Pyrennes-Orientales, France; died 10 Dec. 1968, Bangkok, Thailand)
          • found: Wikipedia, November 16, 2018(Thomas Merton OCSO (January 31, 1915-December 10, 1968) was an American Trappist monk, writer, theologian, mystic, poet, social activist, and scholar of comparative religion. On May 26, 1949, he was ordained to the priesthood and given the name Father Louis; wrote more than 70 books, mostly on spirituality, social justice and a quiet pacifism; born Prades, Pyrénées-Orientales, France; died Samutprakarn, Thailand, a suburb of Bangkok; occupation: Trappist monk; author; religion: Christianity (Roman Catholic))
          • found: LAC internal file, June 13, 2019(access point: Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968; variant: Louis, Father, 1915-1968; born in France; lived in the United States)
        • LC Classification

          • PS3525.E7174
        • Change Notes

          • 1980-01-15: new
          • 2019-06-14: revised
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