Thomas Merton Center

Manuscripts in Sub-Section D.1:

Root of war, The

Item 1 - 

First Lines:  The present war crisis is something we have made entirely for and by ourselves. There is in reality

Sub-Type:  Published material

Draft:  

Copy Type:  Printed material

Date:  January no-day, 1962

Number of pages:  2

Additional authors/contributors:  

Language:  English

Notes:  A truncated version of the article from The Catholic worker, published in Pax bulletin (London) 88: 5-6.

Location:  Archive - File Cabinet 8

Item 2 - 

First Lines:  The present war crisis is something we have made entirely for and by ourselves. There is in reality

Sub-Type:  Published material

Draft:  

Copy Type:  Offprint

Date:  October no-day, 1961

Number of pages:  4

Additional authors/contributors:  

Language:  English

Notes:  Four copies of offprint from the The Catholic worker 28.3: 4 pages.

Location:  Archive - File Cabinet 8

Item 3 - 

First Lines:  The present war crisis is something we have made entirely for and by ourselves. There is in reality

Sub-Type:  Published material

Draft:  

Copy Type:  Printed material

Date:  October no-day, 1961

Number of pages:  3

Additional authors/contributors:  

Language:  English

Notes:  The Catholic worker 28.3: 1, 7-8.

Location:  Archive - File Cabinet 8

Item 4 - 

First Lines:  The present war crisis is something we have made entirely for and by ourselves. There is in reality

Sub-Type:  Published material

Draft:  

Copy Type:  Printed material

Date:  June no-day, 1980

Number of pages:  2

Additional authors/contributors:  

Language:  English

Notes:  2 copies of The Catholic worker 46.5: 5-6.

Location:  Archive - File Cabinet 8

Item 5 - Les Chrétiens et la guerre atomique (Extraits)

First Lines:  Quelle est la place du chrétien dans tout cela? Doit-il simplement se croiser les bras

Sub-Type:  Published material

Draft:  

Copy Type:  Printed material

Date:  February no-day, 1965

Number of pages:  1

Additional authors/contributors:  

Language:  French

Notes:  Action civique non-violente (Paris) 22: 3.

Location:  Archive - File Cabinet 8

Item 6 - The Root of War is Fear

First Lines:  The present war crisis is something we have made entirely for and by ourselves. There is in reality

Sub-Type:  Published material

Draft:  

Copy Type:  Printed material

Date:  April 04, 2003

Number of pages:  2

Additional authors/contributors:  

Language:  English

Notes:  Truncated version, clipping from the National Catholic reporter: 12-13.

Location:  Archive - File Cabinet 8

Item 7 - Two Articles by Thomas Merton- The Root of War [and] Red or Dead: The Anatomy of a Cliché

First Lines:  At the root of all war is fear, not so much fear men have of one another as the fear they have

Sub-Type:  Published material

Draft:  

Copy Type:  Offprint

Date:  no-month no-day, 1962

Number of pages:  7

Additional authors/contributors:  

Language:  English

Notes:  Four copies of a Fellowship reprint pamphlet with two articles by Merton, including "The Root of War" (a truncated version) taken from The Catholic worker 28.3: total pamphlet 12 pages.

Location:  Archive - File Cabinet 8

Item 8 - Von den Wurzeln des Krieges Von Thomas Merton - Aus «Verheissungen der Stille»

First Lines:  Aller Krieg wurzelt in der Angst: nicht so sehr in jener Angst, die Menschen voreinander haben,

Sub-Type:  Published material

Draft:  

Copy Type:  Printed material

Date:  October 04, 1963

Number of pages:  1

Additional authors/contributors:  

Language:  German

Notes:  Christliche kultur (Basle, Switzerland) 27.36: 1-2.

Location:  Archive - File Cabinet 8