It makes so much sense that a lot of contemporary monks would have had Big Opinions about Thomas Merton, the most famousest monk of all, but it somehow never occurred to me that any of them would have been so catty about it? Monks: They’re Just Like Etc!
“I was never a fan of his.” Well. (I would recommend only skimming An Infinity Of Little Hours, because it drags in parts but is definitely worth picking up.)
Mallory is an Editor of The Toast.