Monday, February 2, 2015, 6:00 PM
Contact: Rev. Raymond M. Rafferty
When: Monday, February 2, 2015
Time: 6:00 PM
Where: Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Butler Library, Columbia University
535 W. 114th St.
New York, N.Y. 10027
Details: Mary Gordon, novelist and Barnard College professor, will open the exhibit with a lecture "Merton and the Catholic Revival," discussing the influence of such people as Gilson, Eric Gill, Maritain and Poulenc on Thomas Merton. An opportunity to view the extensive collection of Columbia's RBML will follow. Original letters, manuscripts, art work, photographs and inscribed editions are exhibited, along with material on Merton's friends, Robert Lax, John Howard Griffin and Mark Van Doren. Exhibit runs until May 29, 2015.