Engaging Thomas Merton: Spirituality, Justice, and Racism
By: Daniel Horan
Engaging Thomas Merton is based on contemporary engagements with the work and legacy of Thomas Merton that highlight the enduring relevance of his thought in addressing the pressing concerns of our time.
Daniel P. Horan, OFM, is the director of the Center for Spirituality and Professor of Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Theology at Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN. He previously held the Duns Scotus Chair of Spirituality at Catholic Theological Union, Chicago. He is a columnist for National Catholic Reporter and the author of fourteen books including the award-winning Catholicity and Emerging Personhood: A Contemporary Theological Anthropology (2019) and The Franciscan Heart of Thomas Merton: A New Look at the Spiritual Influence on his Life, Thought, and Writing (2014). Fr. Daniel’s most recent books are A White Catholic’s Guide to Racism and Privilege (2021) and The Way of the Franciscans: A Prayer Journey Through Lent (2021).