All the Way to Heaven: The Selected Letters of Dorothy Day by Dorothy Day,Robert Ellsberg PDF

By Dorothy Day,Robert Ellsberg

ISBN-10: 0767932811

ISBN-13: 9780767932813

ISBN-10: 0874620619

ISBN-13: 9780874620610

“The booklet of the letters of Dorothy Day is an important occasion within the background of Christian spirituality.” —Jim Martin, SJ, writer of My existence with the Saints
Dorothy Day, cofounder of the Catholic employee stream, has been known as the main major, attention-grabbing, and influential individual within the historical past of yankee Catholicism. Now the e-book of her letters, formerly sealed for 25 years after her demise and meticulously chosen through Robert Ellsberg, finds a rare examine her day-by-day struggles, her hopes, and her unwavering faith.

This quantity, which extends from the early Twenties until eventually the time of her loss of life in 1980, bargains a desirable chronicle of her reaction to the large adjustments in the US, the Church, and the broader international. Set opposed to the backdrop of the melancholy, international struggle II, the chilly warfare, Vatican II, Vietnam, and the protests of the Sixties and ’70s, she corresponded with quite a lot of neighbors, colleagues, relatives, and recognized figures comparable to Thomas Merton, Daniel Berrigan, César Chávez, Allen Ginsberg, Katherine Anne Porter, and Francis Cardinal Spellman, laying off gentle at the private yearnings of her middle. whilst, the 1st e-book of her early love letters to Forster Batterham spotlight her humanity and poignantly dramatize the sacrifices that underlay her vocation.
“These letters are life-, work-, and faith-affirming.” —National Catholic Reporter

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