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The Monastic Life of Thomas Merton

Forty years ago, one of the most significant spiritual writers of modern times died. Thomas Merton was a Trappist Monk who wrote about the monastic life in ways the average person could easily understand. 

Eight Forty-Eight contributor Judy Valente recently spoke with members of the Chicago Chapter of the Thomas Merton Society about Merton's enduring legacy and has this report.

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