Robert Hudson has written “a parallel biography” of what some might consider an unlikely pair, Thomas Merton and Bob Dylan. Both of these poets, however, figured largely as influences on my own development as a poet and Catholic thinker. Read a review of the book in Commonweal.
Here is an essay that Thomas Merton published in Commonweal in 1962: Nuclear War and Christian Responsibility. It’s a message we need to hear again and again.