Hold Nothing Back: Writings by Dorothy Day

Hold Nothing Back Writings by Dorothy Day Dorothy Day was a well known American journalist activist and Catholic convert whose cause for sainthood has been endorsed by the US bishops She wrote numerous articles over a period of se

  • Title: Hold Nothing Back: Writings by Dorothy Day
  • Author: Patrick Jordan Kate Hennessy
  • ISBN: 9780814646557
  • Page: 426
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dorothy Day 1897 1980 was a well known American journalist, activist, and Catholic convert whose cause for sainthood has been endorsed by the US bishops She wrote numerous articles over a period of several decades for the prominent lay Catholic magazine Commonweal Hold Nothing Back is gleaned from those writings It includes reflections on her life as a single mother,Dorothy Day 1897 1980 was a well known American journalist, activist, and Catholic convert whose cause for sainthood has been endorsed by the US bishops She wrote numerous articles over a period of several decades for the prominent lay Catholic magazine Commonweal Hold Nothing Back is gleaned from those writings It includes reflections on her life as a single mother, her time in jail for civil disobedience, her struggles to keep the Catholic Worker movement she cofounded afloat, and her travels on crowded buses to report from the front lines about labor disputes, racial inequality, and poverty At the heart of whatever Day wrote lies a profound and prophetic faith Hold Nothing Back a new, abridged edition of the previously published Dorothy Day Writings from Commonweal gives a glimpse of her remarkable humanity and endurance, and of the vibrant spirituality that underlay them.

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    1. Hold nothing back in a story that is focused on the main Character Dorothy Day a chaotic Journalist, who didn't have much was very poor, but still made ends meet to provide for the poor giving them a home to sleep in and food to eat. The second Character is her daughter Tamara who was beside her mothers side through the ups and downs she loved her mother very much it seems like she even at the age of four she understood that her mother had a caring heart so she wouldn't speak on the things that [...]

    2. I recently became aware of Dorothy Day and her activism. This was a collection of her essays that gives insight to her experiences and travels.

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