The Many Storeys and Last Days of Thomas Merton

The Many Storeys and Last Days of Thomas MertonThe Many Storeys and Last Days of Thomas Merton

Thu, Jan 23, 2020 7:00 PM – Thu, Jan 23, 2020 10:00 PM The Many Storeys and Last Days of Thomas Merton

Where: Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall at Butler University Arts Center

Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall at Butler University Arts Center 4602 Sunset Avenue Indianapolis, Indiana 46208

Presented in partnership with the Center for Interfaith Cooperation

A New View Film Series seeks to promote understanding and foster respect for differences through the lenses of interfaith understanding, social justice and diversity and, civil discourse.

The Many Storeys and Last Days of Thomas Merton – by Morgan Atkinson, 2015

The Many Storeys and Last Days of Thomas Merton is the story of the esteemed 20th century writer in the last year of his life, as he embarks on his greatest journey. The film illuminates the adventure and searching that takes the viewer from Merton’s home at the Abbey of Gethsemane in Kentucky, across America in the turbulent year of 1968 and finally to Asia for meetings with the Dalai Lama and other spiritual seekers. The Many Storeys and Last Days of Thomas Merton celebrates the triumph of all that was gained by Merton’s journey, reflects on the tragedy of what was lost with his death and considers why Merton’s life and work challenges us today.

Doors open at 6:30 PM.

This event is free and open to the public, no tickets required.

Event tags: The Many Storeys and Last Days of Thomas Merton, literature, writing,

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January 23, 2020 7:00 PM
January 23, 2020 10:00 PM
America/Indianapolis
Thu, Jan 23, 2020 The Many Storeys and Last Days of Thomas Merton

Presented in partnership with the Center for Interfaith Cooperation

A New View Film Series seeks to promote understanding and foster respect for differences through the lenses of interfaith understanding, social justice and diversity and, civil discourse.

The Many Storeys and Last Days of Thomas Merton – by Morgan Atkinson, 2015

The Many Storeys and Last Days of Thomas Merton is the story of the esteemed 20th century writer in the last year of his life, as he embarks on his greatest journey. The film illuminates the adventure and searching that takes the viewer from Merton’s home at the Abbey of Gethsemane in Kentucky, across America in the turbulent year of 1968 and finally to Asia for meetings with the Dalai Lama and other spiritual seekers. The Many Storeys and Last Days of Thomas Merton celebrates the triumph of all that was gained by Merton’s journey, reflects on the tragedy of what was lost with his death and considers why Merton’s life and work challenges us today.

Doors open at 6:30 PM.

This event is free and open to the public, no tickets required.


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