September 26, 2023 - October 10, 2023
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost : $5.00 per session or $10.00 for the entire series
Located at the Shrine Visitor’s Center
For any additional information please call (618)397-0584 or (618)394-6463
Tuesdays, October 3 and 10, 2023:
Mystics, Muslims, and Merton
The final two weeks of the series will have an interfaith flavor. Thomas Merton, one of the great mystics of the twentieth century, has a deep interest in Islam and its mystical tradition of Sufism. Join professor Sidney Griffith, PhD one of the leading experts on Islam, on a fascinating journey through Merton’s encounter with Islam. Thomas Merton was a remarkable spiritual thinker, and his interactions with Muslims provide a model of interfaith dialogue today.