Submissions should be prepared and handled according to the
Documents should be created using Microsoft Word
2. Full documentation for all references should
3. References to Thomas Merton texts or sources
should be to a specific text and printing, or library collection.
Footnotes rather than endnotes should be used and
prepared according to this basic model for book references:
Thomas Merton, A Man in the Divided Sea (New York: New
Directions, 1946) 211-213.
TIMES NEW ROMAN FONT should be used, 12 point for
text, and 10 point for footnotes.
In-text parenthetical citations should be reserved for subsequent
references to sources already footnoted .
All book titles should be italicized only,
not underscored or fully capitalized.
Ibid and op cit should be avoided.
All quotations from secondary sources should be
double-checked for accuracy.
Electronic submissions by e-mail should be sent
to the Gmail addresses given below.
Articles accepted for inclusion will be edited
and returned to the author for revisions.
The final revised copy should be submitted
Upon acceptance of a submission, the author will
be asked to write a “contributor’s note,” containing approximately
50 to 60 words focused on his or her professional position and