Monday, May 05, 2008

Four Passions

Yesterday, I saw that this blog had received a nice shout-out from Chad, a Lutheran minister and the creator of the YouTube channel Journeys2008. Chad sent out thanks for the March 29 post that embedded his well-done videos featuring audio with Thomas Merton.

Below is the latest offering from Journeys2008 featuring Merton instructing the younger monks at Gethsemani, the Trappist monastery in Kentucky, sometime in the middle of the last century. Merton's talk on man's "four basic passions" (love, joy, fear and grief) is brilliant but complex. (I needed to listen to it more than once to catch everything.)

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