Maryann DiEdwardo lecture: Thomas Merton

Dr.Maryann P.DiEdwardo, Penn State University SAGE Presentation

Friday, December 1

“Practicing Our Civic Values: Re-Imagining 20th Century Writing for the Purpose of Peace”
Dr. Maryann P. DiEdwardo shared her newest research which involves identifying key images, values, beliefs, and social structures that point toward a particular cultural movement. She explains her own healing and transformative experiences based upon her reading of the work of Thomas Merton. For those who wish to go deeper with the topic, we suggest reading The Seven Storey Mountain by Thomas Merton.