#1484 Overall Influence

Thomas Merton

Priest and author


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Thomas Merton was an American Trappist monk, writer, theologian, mystic, poet, social activist, and scholar of comparative religion. On May 26, 1949, he was ordained to the priesthood and given the name "Father Louis". He was a member of the Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani, near Bardstown, Kentucky, living there from 1941 to his death.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

St. Bonaventure University

Catholic university in Allegany, New York, USA

Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

Notable Works

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Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#36 World Rank
Religious Studies
#1059 World Rank
#2446 World Rank