Thomas Merton: A Kentuckian Claimed by the World
With Morgan C. Atkinson, Documentary Writer & Producer
Atkinson has developed two documentaries on Thomas Merton. These documentaries bring to life the inspiring thought of the Trappist monk who was considered one of the 20th century’s most important spiritual writers.
This presentation features highlights of the two documentaries and illustrates Merton’s growth as a spiritual thinker. Among the featured interviews are one with the Dalai Lama, who was a personal friend of Merton’s.
Morgan Atkinson has worked as a communications professional since 1975. In 1985, he established his own video production company, Duckworks, Inc. Atkinson writes and produces programs that examine issues of community and culture. Atkinson’s work has been featured nationwide on PBS, on KET (Kentucky’s PBS affiliate) and various film festivals.
Co-sponsored by the Kentucky Humanities Council.
August 18, 2016| 7:00 pm | 2nd Floor meeting room
All programs are free and open to the public.
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