Archives For Dorothy Day

 

In honor of Women’s History Month, here are 10 important social critics of the last 100 years. The work of social critics is vital for the health and flourishing of the church, because they remind us of the brokenness of the world and challenge us to imagine new and more healthy ways of sharing life together.

 

Here are ten women social critics whose work has been particularly helpful for me in trying to discern how to live faithfully in the twenty-first century. With each critic, I’ve included an excerpt that will serve as an introduction to that writer’s work.

 

Dorothy Day

The co-founder of the Catholic Worker movement, lived among the poor and was staunch anti-war activist.

*** Books by Dorothy Day

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Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out:

(Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)

 

Future Faith: Ten Challenges Reshaping Christianity in the 21st Century (Word & World)

Wesley Granberg-Michaelson

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EDITOR’S NOTE: For the next few months, we will be featuring a cartoon every Sunday by our friend and ERB reader Josh Dease. Let us know what you think of these cartoons. (Apologies, as this cartoon was supposed to be posted yesterday, and is a little late in going live)

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A Revolution of the Heart
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Today (November 8th) marks the 120th birthday of Dorothy Day, co-founder (with Peter Maurin) of the Catholic Worker Movement. 

 

In honor of the occasion, we offer this introductory reading guide on Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker Movement.

We’ve ordered this list in the order that we think the books should be read, and we offer a brief explanation of why each book was included. We’ve included excerpts of most the books via Google Books.

1)   The Long Loneliness: The Autobiography of the Legendary Catholic Social Activist

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Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out:

(Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)

 

Dorothy Day: The World Will Be Saved by Beauty: An Intimate Portrait of My Grandmother

Kate Hennessy

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Kate Hennessy.cred Gary Jones

We recently had the opportunity to interview Kate Hennessy…

the granddaughter of Dorothy Day, about her new biography of her grandmother’s life: Dorothy Day: The World Will Be Saved by Beauty(which releases next Tuesday, Jan 24).

The full interview will run in our Lent 2017 magazine issue, but we wanted to offer you a taste here in anticipation of the book’s release.

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Dorothy Day:
The World Will Be Saved by Beauty:
An Intimate Portrait of My Grandmother

Kate Hennessy

Hardback: Scribner, Jan. 24, 2017
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Interviewed by
Erin Wasinger

 
 

ERB: Why did you feel you needed to write this book? What was your vision?

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Here are 5 essential ebooks on sale now that are worth checking out:
( Dorothy Day, J.R.R. Tolkien, Ferguson & Faith, MORE)

Via our sister website Thrifty Christian Reader
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The Long Loneliness: The Autobiography of Dorothy Day


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Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out:

(Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)

Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker: The Miracle of Our Continuance

Photographs by Vivian Cherry

 

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Here are 5 essential ebooks on sale now that are worth checking out:
(MLK, C.S. Lewis, Dorothy Day, Lev Grossman, MORE)

Via our sister website Thrifty Christian Reader…
To keep up with all the latest ebook deals,
be sure to connect with TCR via email or on Facebook

Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?

By Martin Luther King, Jr.

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CLICK HERE for one other sale ebook by MLK

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Today is the birthdate of Dorothy Day (b. 1897), and 2013 marks the the 80th anniversary of the Catholic Worker movement.
 
 
Here’s a recent video of Robert Ellsberg, publisher of Orbis Books, discussing the life and legacy of Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker Movement…
 

Robert Ellsberg is editor of the volume:

Dorothy Day: Selected Writings.

Paperback: Orbis Books, 2005.
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