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From Union Square to Heaven: Dorothy Day and the Origin of Catholic Worker Anarchism

Anne Klejment

in Radical Gotham: Anarchism in New York City from Schwab's Saloon to Occupy Wall Street

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041051
eISBN:
9780252099595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041051.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This article maps the emergence of Christian anarchism in New York City through the life of Dorothy Day and the first decade of her Catholic Worker movement. As a young journalist during the World ... More


To Love the Neighbor

Laura M. Hartman

in The Christian Consumer: Living Faithfully in a Fragile World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199746422
eISBN:
9780199918751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746422.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Love, which wills the true good of another, applies to the topic of Christian consumption on several levels. This chapter examines love in consumption beginning with self-love, moving to close ... More


Dorothy Day, Anti-triumphalism, and a Personalist Approach to Voluntary Poverty

Jack Lee Downey

in The Bread of the Strong: Lacouturisme and the Folly of the Cross, 1910-1985

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265435
eISBN:
9780823266906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265435.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines Dorothy Day's role as an advocate of Lacouturisme in the United States. Day was historically the most famous Lacouturite disciples. During her lifetime and following her death ... More


The Bread of the Strong: Lacouturisme and the Folly of the Cross, 1910-1985

Jack Downey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265435
eISBN:
9780823266906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265435.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This study investigates the origins, development, and influence of a controversial retreat movement which emerged as a self-consciously countercultural response to the socio-religious revival in ... More


Sufficiency: Single Parenting and Dorothy Day

Jana Marguerite Bennett

in Singleness and the Church: A New Theology of the Single Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190462628
eISBN:
9780190462659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190462628.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Single parenting vastly affects women (divorced, widowed, and military spouses, among others). Single parents are caught between contemporary parenting wars (including welfare reform wars) and the ... More


Introduction: Conversion and Catholic Pacifism

Jack Lee Downey

in The Bread of the Strong: Lacouturisme and the Folly of the Cross, 1910-1985

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265435
eISBN:
9780823266906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265435.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores the history and evolution of the Lacouture retreat movement, from its roots in Québec to its southward migration to the United States, where it emerged as spiritual fodder for what ... More


To Afflict the Comfortable and Comfort the Afflicted: Catholic Worker Pacifism as a Form-of-Life

Jack Lee Downey

in The Bread of the Strong: Lacouturisme and the Folly of the Cross, 1910-1985

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265435
eISBN:
9780823266906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265435.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This epilogue examines Dorothy Day's absolute pacifism as part of her maximalist practical theology. It considers the pacifist form-of-life that Day defended in the face of World War II and how it ... More


The Christian Consumer: Living Faithfully in a Fragile World

Laura M. Hartman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199746422
eISBN:
9780199918751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746422.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

At the root of concerns about consumerism and its social, spiritual, and environmental impact is a fundamental confusion about consumption itself. Consumption, the physical throughput of materials ... More


Placing Social Justice at the Center of the Sociology Department

Nicholas K. Rademacher

in Paul Hanly Furfey: Priest, Scientist, Social Reformer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276769
eISBN:
9780823277292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276769.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

As department chair, Furfey integrated social justice into the curriculum of the Department of Sociology, analysing scientific research data according to Christian analysis. In this period, Furfey ... More


A Conversation with Daniel Berrigan

Anna J. Brown and James L. Marsh

in Faith, Resistance, and the Future: Daniel Berrigan's Challenge to Catholic Social Thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239825
eISBN:
9780823239863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239825.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

James Marsh and Anna Brown met with Daniel Berrigan during the summer of 2008 in his New York City apartment. The point of the meeting was to allow Berrigan to have the “final word” in this volume. A ... More


Reimagining Social Reform

Nicholas K. Rademacher

in Paul Hanly Furfey: Priest, Scientist, Social Reformer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276769
eISBN:
9780823277292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276769.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Paul Hanly Furfey realigned his approach to social reform during and after his sabbatical in Germany, questioning now the efficacy of a purely scientific approach. Furfey’s scientific studies in ... More


Faith, Freedom, and the Meaning of Citizenship

Joseph Kip Kosek (ed.)

in American Religion, American Politics: An Anthology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300203516
eISBN:
9780300227802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203516.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Second World War raised the most difficult questions about how a democracy ought to wage a modern war. In particular, Americans confronted the conundrum of when a nation built on the inalienable ... More


Tending the Holy in Pursuit of Social Justice

Nicholas K. Rademacher

in Paul Hanly Furfey: Priest, Scientist, Social Reformer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276769
eISBN:
9780823277292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276769.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The spiritual dimension of Furfey’s social justice project and his opposition to war are the focus of this chapter. It traces his program for the spiritual life for laity who commit to social justice ... More


Recapitulating the Just Society in a Word: “Love. Just Love.”

Nicholas K. Rademacher

in Paul Hanly Furfey: Priest, Scientist, Social Reformer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276769
eISBN:
9780823277292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276769.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the last two decades of his life, Furfey continued to promote social change through spirituality, scholarship, and activism. He performed empirical sociological research, reflected on those ... More


Sacred Sites and Geographies

John Gatta

in Spirits of Place in American Literary Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190646547
eISBN:
9780190646578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190646547.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter’s reflection on an array of sacred sites and geographies opens with commentary on spatially rooted orientations of the genius loci as variously represented in texts by Marilynne ... More


Strategic Choices in Cross-National Movements: A Comparison of the Swedish and British Plowshares Movements

Sharon Erickson Nepstad and Stellan Vinthagen

in Strategies for Social Change

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672899
eISBN:
9781452947174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672899.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter analyzes the strategic choices of Swedish and British activists who imported the controversial tactics of the U.S. Plowshares movement. U.S. plowshares organizers were strongly ... More


Introduction: Viewing Paul Hanly Furfey’s Contribution against a Wide Horizon

Nicholas K. Rademacher

in Paul Hanly Furfey: Priest, Scientist, Social Reformer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276769
eISBN:
9780823277292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276769.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

As he neared retirement, Furfey presented himself as moving through three phases: liberal, radical and revolutionary. Scholars of Furfey’s work subsequently present Furfey as the theorist of Catholic ... More


Pursuing Social Justice in the Academy and Higher Education

Nicholas K. Rademacher

in Paul Hanly Furfey: Priest, Scientist, Social Reformer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276769
eISBN:
9780823277292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276769.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the years leading to Furfey’s retirement, he adapted his vision for the sociology department at CUA to make broader claims about the social justice mission for Catholic higher education. He ... More


Epilogue: Identifying the Role of the Catholic Intellectual

Nicholas K. Rademacher

in Paul Hanly Furfey: Priest, Scientist, Social Reformer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276769
eISBN:
9780823277292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276769.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Furfey’s legacy is considered. A succinct summary of Furfey’s professional accomplishments leads to a consideration of Furfey’s view on the role of the Catholic intellectual in society. He advises ... More


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