Interview with Michael Mott,
Project: Morgan C. Atkinson Documentary Interviews: Soul Searching, The Journey of Thomas Merton
Interview SummaryThis interview with Michael Mott was conducted in Williamsburg, Virginia in 2006. Mott discusses Merton's life and role as a monk, and then more broadly about the monk's role in society. He goes into detail about his thoughts on Merton's beliefs and relationships, including his romance with Margie Smith and his contentious relationship with his abbot Dom James.
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