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Dorothy Day & the Catholic Worker

The Traditional Catholic Worker Movement

Thomas Storck

January 2008

Dorothy Day's movement is a solid expression of traditional Catholicism, rooted in the spirituality and thought of the Church.

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No Catholic Church, No Dorothy Day

Edmund B. Miller

May 2004

Review of Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker Movement edited by William J. Thorn, Phillip M. Runkel and Susan Mountin

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The Power & the Glory

HARVARD DIARY

Robert Coles

March 1996

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Gluttony

HARVARD DIARY

Robert Coles

November 1995

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The Catholic Worker: Is It Still Catholic?

DOROTHY DAY'S CRUMBLING LEGACY

Ann O'Connor

March 1994

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The Other War We Lost in Vietnam

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #10

Charles Owen Rice

December 1991

President Johnson was seduced by his macho superpatriotism into the morass of Vietnam, and so the war against poverty was lost too.

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Garry Wills: An Important Writer

BUT AN IMPORTANT CATHOLIC WRITER?

John C. Cort

June 1991

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Dramatizing the Need to Rescue the Homeless

HOMELESSESS: A LIFE-THREATENING CONDITION

John Dear

December 1989

Being human means caring for others, standing up for the rights of victims of injustice, and working to make the world more just and peaceful.

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The Practice of Mercy

Stuart Gudowitz

December 1989

Catholic Worker spirituality is situated in the biblical conviction of the poor being a profound revelation of God’s presence and grace.

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The Passion of Dorothy Day

A REVOLUTIONARY INFINITELY BEYOND MARX

William D. Miller

October 1989

Day was a revolutionary infinitely beyond Marx, for her objective was to find the completion of meaning in the Kingdom of Heaven.

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The Death of a "Catholic Atheist"

CHRIST & NEIGHBOR

John C. Cort

October 1989

Michael Harrington was an eloquent, attractive leader and lucid thinker. Even those who disagreed with him found it almost impossible not to love him.

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Dorothy Day and Simone Weil

William D. Miller

March 1988

Review of Dorothy Day by Robert Coles and Simone Weil by Robert Coles

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The Gentle Catholic Radicalism of Peter Maurin

HISTORY AS SEEN FROM A PERSONALIST VANTAGE POINT

William D. Miller

January-February 1988

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Tolstoy's Anna Karenina

Harvard Diary

Robert Coles

April 1987

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Voluntary Poverty

HARVARD DIARY

Robert Coles

January-February 1987

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The Truth About the A.C.T.U.

CHRIST & NEIGHBOR

John C. Cort

April 1985

The resistance of American workers to communist domination of their trade unions was based on something far more solid than anti-communist hysteria.

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