Thomas Merton shared interests in photography and Zen philosophy with Ralph Eugene Meatyard, who made this photograph of Merton.
Thomas Merton shared interests in photography and Zen philosophy with Ralph Eugene Meatyard, who made this photograph of Merton. Ralph Eugene Meatyard Courtesy of Christopher Meatyard
Thomas Merton shared interests in photography and Zen philosophy with Ralph Eugene Meatyard, who made this photograph of Merton. Ralph Eugene Meatyard Courtesy of Christopher Meatyard

Artists remember Thomas Merton. Famous Kentucky monk, writer died 50 years ago.

December 06, 2018 10:26 AM

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Tom Eblen

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.