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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


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


Performing Personalist Hospitality: Works of Mercy and Social Justice at Loaves & Fishes

Rebecca Anne Allahyari

in Visions of Charity: Volunteer Workers and Moral Community

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221444
eISBN:
9780520935327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221444.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the historical roots of Catholic Worker personalist hospitality and Salvationism. The moral rhetoric of charitable action at Loaves & Fishes emphasized respect for the poor ... More


Between the Wars: Peace, Play, and Protest

Patricia Appelbaum

in St. Francis of America: How a Thirteenth-Century Friar Became America's Most Popular Saint

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623740
eISBN:
9781469624990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623740.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Chapter 3 focuses on two significant developments of the interwar period: first, a move toward imaginative ways of interpreting Francis, with themes of foolishness, irony, and reversal; and second, ... 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


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


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


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


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


Dignity and Just Treatment of Workers

Sharon Erickson Nepstad

in Catholic Social Activism: Progressive Movements in the United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479885480
eISBN:
9781479830862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479885480.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines some of the historical trends, events, individuals, and experiences that pushed Pope Leo XIII in 1891 to release Rerum Novarum, the first papal encyclical. It also summarizes ... More


Recovering from Failure Carves Paths to Action

Erika Summers Effler

in Laughing Saints and Righteous Heroes: Emotional Rhythms in Social Movement Groups

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226188652
eISBN:
9780226188676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226188676.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter explains how both groups in this study survived collapse by reestablishing involvement or attracting new involvement. Their negative experiences served as emotional warning signals, so ... More


“When you see blood, it brings truth”: Ritual and Resistance in a Time of War

Elizabeth A. Castelli

in Things: Religion and the Question of Materiality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239450
eISBN:
9780823239498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239450.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter offers an analysis of the religious mobilization of materiality for political signification in a case study of a protest action by four Catholic activists, associated with the pacifist ... More


Peace, Nonviolence, and Disarmament

Sharon Erickson Nepstad

in Catholic Social Activism: Progressive Movements in the United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479885480
eISBN:
9781479830862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479885480.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the pacifism of the early Christian church and how the conversion of Constantine in the fourth century led to the development of the just war doctrine. At the conclusion of ... More


Catholic Social Activism: Progressive Movements in the United States

Sharon Erickson Nepstad

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479885480
eISBN:
9781479830862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479885480.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Catholic Social Activism asks a number of questions regarding Catholic faith and politics: How have American laypeople responded to contentious political moments, including times of war, severe ... 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


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


American Social Catholicism and the US Economy

Matthew A. Shadle

in Interrupting Capitalism: Catholic Social Thought and the Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190660130
eISBN:
9780190660161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190660130.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

After the Second Vatican Council, Catholics in the United States played an increasingly important role in shaping Catholic social thought on the economy. This chapter looks at the history of American ... 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


Living Sustainably: What Intentional Communities Can Teach Us about Democracy, Simplicity, and Nonviolence

A. Whitney Sanford

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813168630
eISBN:
9780813168951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168630.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

How can we live together in ways that are healthy and sustainable for people and the planet? This book tells the story of people attempting to live intentionally and sustainably by practicing ideals ... 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


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