Prison Journals of a Priest Revolutionary

Prison Journals of a Priest Revolutionary The breaking of men the breaking of bread an introduction Daniel BerriganCan we serve both love and war Statement at sentencing May Letter from a Balti jailA community of nineA day in the pen

  • Title: Prison Journals of a Priest Revolutionary
  • Author: Philip Berrigan
  • ISBN: 9780345023407
  • Page: 496
  • Format: Paperback
  • The breaking of men the breaking of bread an introduction Daniel BerriganCan we serve both love and war Statement at sentencing, May 24, 1968Letter from a Balti jailA community of nineA day in the pen an interviewPrison journal, 1968The trialStatement at sentencing, November 8, 1968Prison journal, continuedA priest in the resistance an interview.

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    1. Interesting to read this now in light of what is going on in the world today. Forty years ago, Fr, Berrigan went to prison in protest of unjust war, nuclear proliferation and civil rights. Seems like those issues are more urgent than ever all these years later.What a brilliant and devoted man he was.

    2. Surpringly good critiques of the Vietnam war in its contemporary time. Berrigan has lots to say on the terrible system that spring forth the Vietnam war; imperialism at its finest. He writes a lot on issues of the day, including many that are still relevant such as the incarceration of people of color at high volumes and the immorality of conducting wars based on an idea.

    3. During high school and college, which is to say during the late sixties and seventies, I was torn between pacifism and support for armed struggles for liberation such as that waged by the Vietnamese. The enemy, so far as I saw it, was any power which imposed unnecessary suffering on people: capitalism and authoritarian, racist or sexist regimes such as the USA and the USSR. Pacifism seemed, for me, the most certain choice as oppressive violence constitutes the clearest form of imposition. But th [...]

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