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Peter Maurin : Apostle to the World - Dorothy Day

Peter Maurin

Apostle to the World

By: Dorothy Day, Francis J Sicius (As told to)

Paperback Published: 25th October 2004
ISBN: 9781570755507
Number Of Pages: 214

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Those familiar with Dorothy Day's life are aware of the crucial role she assigned to Peter Maurin, her mentor and co-founder of the Catholic Worker. It was her meeting with Maurin in 1932 that revealed her vocation, showing her how 'to reconcile body and soul, this world and the next.' And yet the life and thinking of this 'peasant philosopher' remain cloaked in legend. To convey a fuller sense of his story, his unique vision, and personality, Day began this biography of Maurin in the 1940s. Francis Sicius has at last completed her work, thus providing the most complete and intimate portrait of the man Day called 'an Apostle to the world' whose personalist, communitarian, and ecological message offers a healing challenge for our time.

Prefacep. ix
Introduction: Day and Maurinp. xvii
The French Peasantp. 1
Canadap. 19
A Fateful Meetingp. 28
The Catholic Worker Beginsp. 50
Life with Peterp. 72
Clarification of Thoughtp. 97
Houses of Hospitalityp. 117
The Green Revolutionp. 123
Peter's Digestsp. 137
A Good Manp. 160
Notesp. 181
Acknowledgmentsp. 186
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ISBN: 9781570755507
ISBN-10: 1570755507
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 214
Published: 25th October 2004
Publisher: Orbis Books (USA)
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.96 x 14.61  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.25