Archives For Dorothy Day

 

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…
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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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“History of a Radical Movement”

A Review of
The Catholic Worker After Dorothy:
Practicing the Works of Mercy in a New Generation.
by Dan McKanan.

 

By Brent Aldrich.

The Catholic Worker After Dorothy:
Practicing the Works of Mercy in a New Generation
.
Dan McKanan.

Paperback. Liturgical Press. 2008.
Buy now from: [ Doulos Christou Books $16 ] [ Amazon ]

Coming to Dan McKanan’s The Catholic Worker After Dorothy: Practicing the Works of Mercy in a New Generation, I have in mind several relations I’ve had with Catholic Workers just over the past couple years, one of which being the agronomic university model in LaMotte, Iowa, New Hope Farm. In a recent email from the farm, the worker was excited by the immanence of Peter Maurin’s green revolution, and lamented that this book “missed this shift entirely,” so I was curious to see how that would develop over the course of the book. Entering into only the introduction of the text though, I am confronted by a certain reading of history, so foundational for the rest of the book, that it nearly overshadows the rest of the book for me; this is a construction of history so entangled with the politicized Western culture that it fails to see the most radical characteristics of Dorothy Day, Peter Maurin, and the Catholic Workers. By aligning – and arguing fervently for – liberal politics with radical Christianity, McKanan reduces attributes that make the Catholic Worker so radical.

 

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