Video Bundle: Prophet and Mystic of Creation: On Retreat with Thomas Merton + Thomas Merton, The Seven Storey Mountain, and the Rest of the Story- 8 Discs Total

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Video Bundle: Prophet and Mystic of Creation: On Retreat with Thomas Merton + Thomas Merton, The Seven Storey Mountain, and the Rest of the Story- 8 Discs Total

  • Director, Iona Spirituality Institute
  • Professor of Religious Studies, Iona College
  • Sacred Heart University
2 Course Bundle: 18 Talks (8 Discs) Including Electronic Study Guides

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This is a special discounted price for a bundle of these two programs:

Thomas Merton, The Seven Storey Mountain, and the Rest of the Story
by Dr. Michael W. Higgins, Ph.D.

Prophet and Mystic of Creation: On Retreat with Thomas Merton
by Sr. Kathleen Noone Deignan, C.N.D., Ph.D.

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***Photographs of Thomas Merton by John Howard Griffin & John Lyons. Used with Permission of the Merton Legacy Trust and the Thomas Merton Center at Bellarmine University.

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Topic Titles
Topic Titles
Prophet and Mystic of Creation: On Retreat with Thomas Merton
  • Pieces of the Paradise Isle
  • Learning to Read the Book of Creation
  • Love for the Paradise Mystery
  • Remembering Paradise
  • The Wisdom of Paradise
  • Prophet of Paradise

Thomas Merton, The Seven Storey Mountain, and the Rest of the Story
  • Introduction to Thomas Merton
  • The Secular Journal of Thomas Merton
  • The Seven Storey Mountain, Part I
  • The Seven Storey Mountain, Part II
  • The Sign of Jonas
  • Conjectures of a Guilty Bystander
  • A Vow of Conversation
  • The New Mexico, Alaskan, and West Coast Journals
  • The Asian Journal of Thomas Merton
  • The Restricted Journals of Thomas Merton
  • My Argument with the Gestapo: The Novel as Autobiography
  • The Seven Storey Mountain Revisited
About Your Presenter

Michael W. Higgins, Ph.D., is the leading biographer of Thomas Merton and Henri Nouwen. He is a celebrated scholar, an award-winning author and documentarian, and the Vatican affairs specialist for the Globe and Mail and CTV Network. He is currently Distinguished Professor of Catholic Thought and previously served as Professor of Religious Studies and Vice-President for Mission and Catholic Identity at Sacred Heart University. He is also a Senior Fellow of Massey College, University of Toronto. Previously, he served as the president of St. Jerome’s University in the University of Waterloo, and of St. Thomas University in New Brunswick.

Prof. Higgins has edited and co-edited, authored, and co-authored thirteen books including: Heretic Blood: The Spiritual Geography of Thomas Merton, The Jesuit Mystique, Power and Peril: The Catholic Church at the Crossroads, Stalking the Holy: The Pursuit of Saint-Making, and Genius Born of Anguish: The Life and Legacy of Henri Nouwen. Dr. Higgins is the recipient of many awards, including the 2013 Gold Medal for International Radio Documentaries awarded by the New York Festivals. He is a regular contributor to Commonweal&...

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Sr. Kathleen Deignan, C.N.D., Ph.D., is Professor of Religious and Environmental Studies at Iona College, where she founded and directs the Iona Spirituality Institute and co-convenes the Thomas Berry Forum for Ecological Dialogue. Sr. Deignan is also a GreenFaith Fellow engaged in religious environmental leadership and education. The President Emerita of the International Thomas Merton Society, she now animates the Merton Contemplative at Iona and sits on the board of the American Teilhard Association. She holds a master’s degree in the History of Christian Spirituality and adoctorate in Historical Theology from Fordham University. 

Sr. Deignan is the author of Christ Spirit: The Eschatology of Shaker Christianity (Scarecrow Press, 1992), Thomas Merton: When the Trees Say Nothing: Writings on Nature (Sorin, 2002), and Thomas Merton: A Book of Hours (Sorin, 2007), as well as numerous articles on classical and contemporary spirituality, which have appeared in The Thomas Merton Annual, The Thomas Merton Seasonal, The Way, and many other journals.

 A sister of the Congregation of Notre Dame, Sr. Deignan is the recipient of numerous awards, including the McCabe Award for Social Justice from Iona College, the Spirit...

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