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All the Way to Heaven: The Selected Letters of Dorothy Day

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“The publication of the letters of Dorothy Day is a significant event in the history of Christian spirituality.” —Jim Martin, SJ, author of My Life with the Saints

 

Dorothy Day, cofounder of the Catholic Worker movement, has been called the most significant, interesting, and influential person in the history of American Catholicism. Now the publication of her letters, previously sealed for 25 years after her death and meticulously selected by Robert Ellsberg, reveals an extraordinary look at her daily struggles, her hopes, and her unwavering faith.

This volume, which extends from the early 1920s until the time of her death in 1980, offers a fascinating chronicle of her response to the vast changes in America, the Church, and the wider world. Set against the backdrop of the Depression, World War II, the Cold War, Vatican II, Vietnam, and the protests of the 1960s and ’70s, she corresponded with a wide range of friends, colleagues, family members, and well-known figures such as Thomas Merton, Daniel Berrigan, César Chávez, Allen Ginsberg, Katherine Anne Porter, and Francis Cardinal Spellman, shedding light on the deepest yearnings of her heart. At the same time, the first publication of her early love letters to Forster Batterham highlight her humanity and poignantly dramatize the sacrifices that underlay her vocation.

 

“These letters are life-, work-, and faith-affirming.” —National Catholic Reporter

About the Author

Robert Ellsberg is the publisher of Orbis Books. For five years (1975-1980) he

was part of the Catholic Worker community in New York City, serving for two

years as managing editor of the Catholic Worker newspaper. He has edited

Dorothy Day: Selected Writings and has co-edited A Penny a Copy: Readings

from the Catholic Worker. This volume is a companion to his previous book, The

Duty of Delight: The Diaries of Dorothy Day, which won two First Place Book

Awards from the Catholic Press Association. His own books include All Saints,

The Saints' Guide to Happiness, and Blessed Among All Women. He lives in

Ossining, New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780767932813
Author:
Day, Dorothy
Publisher:
Image
Author:
Ellsberg, Robert
Subject:
Catholicism
Subject:
Biography - General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20120431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
624
Dimensions:
8 x 8.2 x 1.28 in 1 lb

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