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American Catholic Pacifism

The Influence of Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker Movement

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Published by Praeger Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian doctrinal theology,
  • Christian social thought & activity,
  • Peace studies,
  • Political ideologies,
  • Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church,
  • Church And Government,
  • Roman Catholic Church,
  • Religion - Catholicism,
  • Religion,
  • USA,
  • Christianity - Catholic,
  • Christianity - History - Catholic,
  • United States - General,
  • Day, Dorothy,
  • Social Science / General,
  • 20th century,
  • Catholic Church,
  • Catholic Worker Movement,
  • History,
  • History of doctrines,
  • Pacifism,
  • Religious aspects,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAnne Klejment (Editor), Nancy L. Roberts (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9757405M
    ISBN 10027594784X
    ISBN 109780275947842

    Maura Jane Farrelly finds that the answer has a long history, one that begins in England in the early seventeenth century and gains momentum during the nine decades preceding the American Revolution, when Maryland's Catholics lost a religious toleration that had been uniquely theirs in the English-speaking world and were forced to maintain. Rather, he was the leading voice of American Jewish pacifism, progressivism, environmentalism, and civil rights, for more than half a century. Rabbi Gendler was the voice of Jewish pacifism since the Korean war. During my childhood, Gendler was on the radio .

      Ted Grimsrud—March 7, I am thinking about writing a paper offering a theological critique of the “just war theory,” using World War II as a test case. Theological reflection on this conflict has tended to start with the assumption that for the U.S. .   erger, author of the book War, Peace, and Nonresistance, made four distinctions between pacifism and nonresistance that became critical differentials from that time on, dividing sentiment throughout the Mennonite church: 1. Pacifism focuses on international peace, while nonresistance focuses on peace with God through Christ. 2.

      Pacifism is the capitulation of orthodox Christianity to the pagan Enlightenment. Forty years ago a tide of pacifism swept through the Christian churches as again it is doing today. In , Reinhold Niebuhr tried to stem this tide with a book of essays entitled Christianity and Power Politics. “It is the thesis of these essays,” . A book about Cardinal Spellman in the s, as much exposé as biography, left a certain wariness in its wake. As a result, the number of major biographies of American Catholic figures can be.


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The digit and 10 Cited by: 1. American Catholic Pacifism | This collection of mostly original essays by scholars and Catholic Worker activists provides a systematic, analytical study of the emergence and nature of pacifism in the largest single denomination in the United States: Roman Catholicism.

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[Anne Klejment] -- This collection of mostly original essays by scholars and Catholic Worker activists provides a systematic, analytical study of the emergence and nature of pacifism in the largest single denomination.

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Use ILLiad for articles and chapter scans. This collection of essays sets for itself the threefold goal of (1) placing the Catholic Worker Movement within the wider context of American peace activism; (2) presenting the theological and spiritual roots of Catholic pacifism; and (3) interpreting the Catholic pacifist response to, and the impact upon Catholic pacifism of, certain periods.

Christian pacifism is the theological and ethical position that any form of violence is incompatible with the Christian faith. Christian pacifists state that Jesus himself was a pacifist who taught and practiced pacifism and that his followers must do likewise.

Notable Christian pacifists include Martin Luther King, Jr., Leo Tolstoy, and Ammon Hennacy. Thomas Merton Although a bit controversial, Thomas Merton is the most famous American Catholic monastic writer to date.  He wrote more than 70 books on everything from pacifism to spirituality.

 His autobiography The Seven Storey Mountain was a hit amongst men of all ages.  And he is very well-written as he studied at both. The Book of Common Prayer offered prayers for the monarch, beseeching God "to be his defender and keeper, giving him victory over all his enemies," who in were American soldiers as well as friends and neighbors of American Anglicans.

Loyalty to the church and to its head could be construed as treason to the American cause. This book began twenty years ago when I wrote my doctoral dissertation, "The American Catholic Peace Movement, " During the intervening years three significant changes took place that led me to update my research and write a more comprehensive study of American Catholic peacemaking in the twentieth century.

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: The Catholic Worker in the United States peace tradition / Charles Chatfield --The Radical origins of Catholic pacifism: Dorothy Day and the lyrical left druing World War I / Anne Klejment --Catholic peace organizations and World War II / Patricia McNeal --Conscription and the.

In his book Tranquillitas Ordinis: The Present Failure and Future Promise of American Catholic Thought on War and Peace, Weigel appeals to the complementarity of reason and faith, stating that the Church has always taught that humans have the capacity to shape the world in a Godly way through the use of reason; and a “radical ethics of.

We may celebrate nonviolent leaders, but Americans have long been skeptical of pacifism, writes Ryan Di Corpo. The case of peace activist Rosika Schwimmer, denied citizenship instill echoes. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for American Catholic Pacifism: The Influence of Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker Movement at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.

By Nancy L. Roberts, editor,Published on 01/01/ Title. American Catholic Pacifism: The Influence Of Dorothy Day And The Catholic Worker Movement. Pacifism established itself in the North American colonies when the British government granted William Penn, a member of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), a charter to establish the colony of Pennsylvania in (see Peter Brock, The Quaker Peace Testimony, ).

The Friends had emerged as a distinct movement in Britain in the. Anarcho-pacifism (also pacifist anarchism or anarchist pacifism) is a school of thought within anarchism that advocates for the use of peaceful, non-violent forms of resistance in the struggle for social change.

Anarcho-pacifism rejects the principle of violence, which is seen as a form of power and therefore as contradictory to key anarchist ideals such as the rejection of hierarchy and.

Dorothy Day, second from left, looks over books in the library of a “hospitality house” run by her Catholic Worker Movement in The houses Day established still care for the homeless, the. With today’s world torn by violence and conflict, Richard B.

Miller’s study of the ethics of war could not be more timely. Miller brings together the opposed traditions of pacifism and just-war theory and puts them into a much-needed dialogue on the ethics of war.

Beginning with the duty of nonviolence as a point of convergence between the two rival traditions, Miller provides an. The office of American Catholic Studies is located on the campus of Villanova University. Please direct all inquiries to: American Catholic Studies St. Mary's Hall Villanova University Lancaster Avenue Villanova, PA [email protected] Leigh Anne McCabe Managing Editor @ With regard to the morality of war, political philosophers have defended one of two basic positions, just war theory or absolute pacifism, but between these two opposing views are various moderate positions.

Throughout its long history, the Catholic Church has taken various stances, some strong and others more moderate, on the question of war. Unfortunately, the most recent formulation of the.

Day is the Greenwich Village Communist who converted because the mass of workers in the United States were Catholic; her Catholic Worker movement profoundly affected American unionism, pacifism.

A new book called "Catholic Parishes of the 21st Century" presents a treasure trove of research and data on parish life in America, among other things capturing the ethnic transformation of.

He was the author of “The Autobiography of a Catholic Anarchist” and “The Book of Amnion.” His “The One Man Revolution in America,” about 18 American dissenters, is slated for.