[KINDLE] ❅ The Catholic Worker Movement: Intellectual And Spiritual Origins ❥ Mark Zwick – Chainnews.us

The Catholic Worker Movement: Intellectual And Spiritual OriginsThis Book Is Essential Reading For Understanding The Legacy Behind The Catholic Worker Movement The Founders Of The Movement, Dorothy Day And Peter Maurin Met During The Great Depression In 1932 Their Collaboration Sparked Something In The Church That Has Been Both An Inspiration And A Reproach To American Catholicism Dorothy Day Is Already A Cultural Icon Once Maligned, She Is Now Being Considered For Sainthood From A Bohemian Circle That Included Eugene O Neil To Her Controversial Labor Politics To The Founding Of The Catholic Worker Movement, She Lived Out A Civil Rights Pacifism With A Spirituality That Took Radical Message Of The Gospel To Heart Peter Maurin Has Been Less Celebrated But Was Equally Important To The Movement That Embraced And Uplifted The Poor Among Us Dorothy Day Said He Was, A Genius, A Saint, An Agitator, A Writer, A Lecturer, A Poor Man And A Shabby Tramp Mark And Louise Zwick S Thorough Research Into The Catholic Worker Movement Reveals Who Influenced Peter Maurin And Dorothy Day And How The Influence Materialized Into Much Than Good Ideas Dostoevsky, Catherine Of Siena, Teresa Of Avila, Francis Of Assisi, Therese Of Lisieux, Jacques And Raissa Maritain And Many Others Contributed To Fire In The Minds Of Two People That Sought To Blow The Dynamite Of The Church In 20th Century America This Fascinating And Detailed Work Will Be Meaningful To Readers Interested In American History, Social Justice, Religion And Public Life It Will Also Appeal To Catholics Wishing To Live The Gospel With Lives Of Action, Contemplation, And Prayer.

[KINDLE] ❅ The Catholic Worker Movement: Intellectual And Spiritual Origins ❥ Mark Zwick – Chainnews.us
  • Paperback
  • 358 pages
  • The Catholic Worker Movement: Intellectual And Spiritual Origins
  • Mark Zwick
  • English
  • 08 March 2019
  • 9780809143153

10 thoughts on “The Catholic Worker Movement: Intellectual And Spiritual Origins

  1. says:

    Really liked this book A bit cumbersome at times with so many details about those who influenced Day But to get into the mind of Day her co worker, Peter Maurin, was incredible They are an amazing inspiration for any of us who would like to emulate Christ.

  2. says:

    This volume is my introduction to any real understanding of the Catholic Worker movement So, while I can t speak at all to certain issues of accuracy, I can say I ve now seen a great deal of primary source materials from Dorothy Day, and secondarily Peter Maurin, painstakingly collected and organized thematically around several of the largest influences and values of the movement This is not a focus on their day to day lives or work so much as a careful review of their theologies and inspiration for the work they did.The intimacy of the focus on Day s personal theology and the passion of the writers themselves participants in the Houston Catholic Worker house impacts the writing here in several ways The heartfelt and loving approach to the subject lends a devotional feel to the book I feel having read it that I have spent time in prayer I feel I have visceral knowledge of the marriage of contemplation and action toward justice, and the marriage of intellectual study and manual labor, especially as Day explored, expressed and combined these sacred things Day believed that all are called to holiness , and envisioned a world where it is easier for people to be good Her approach was to both embrace suffering in the cause of love, and savor and encourage joy I feel I have some understanding of how deeply...

  3. says:

    Astounding Believe me, you need to, every one of you, read this I wouldn t say you have to do what I m doing and turn it into a textbook on how to walk as a better person, but it s worth reading just to see how it is in the real world.

  4. says:

    An excellent survey of the influences upon the Catholic Worker Movement Highly recommended.

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