By Anne Klejment
This selection of typically unique essays by way of students and Catholic employee activists offers a scientific, analytical research of the emergence and nature of pacifism within the biggest unmarried denomination within the usa: Roman Catholicism. the gathering underscores the pivotal function of Dorothy Day's Catholic employee flow in hard the traditional knowing of just-war ideas and the yankee Catholic Church's identity with uncritical militarism. additionally integrated are a research of Dorothy Day's preconversion pacifism, formerly unpublished letters from Dorothy Day to Thomas Merton, Eileen Egan's account of the start and early years of Pax, the Catholic Worker-inspired peace association, and in-depth assurance of the way the modern Plowshares flow emerged from the Catholic employee movement.
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American Catholic Pacifism: The Influence of Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker Movement (Studies; 75) by Anne Klejment