Interview with Bonnie Thurston,
Project: Morgan C. Atkinson Documentary Interviews: Soul Searching, The Journey of Thomas Merton
Interview SummaryThis is an interview with Bonnie Thurston, from 2004 at the Presbyterian seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, where Rev. Thurston was attending a conference focusing on what common ground might be found with Christianity and Buddhism. Thurston gives her thoughts on Thomas Merton's interest in Buddhism and other religions, his place as an influential religious writer, and her personal relationship with his work.
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Interview LC SubjectLouisville (Ky.) Trappists Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968 Buddhism Civil rights movement
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