Monday, December 15, 2008

The Journey of Thomas Merton

Thomas Merton was a poet, writer and religious philosopher who used his shed for muchneeded shedthinking.
Via Andrew Sullivan

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1 comment:

  1. The materials with which we build and furnish places for worship are not merely functional. They create an
    environment for liturgy that is either inspiring or insipid, sacramental to specious.
    Building Maintenance Merton
    This essay argues that the classic materials of church architecture and
    art?limestone, marble, slate, terra cotta, oak, gold leaf and others?serve the action of the liturgy
    better than plastics, polyesters and laminates.