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Pursuing the spiritual roots of protest

Gordon Oyer

Pursuing the spiritual roots of protest

Merton, Berrigan, Yoder, and Muste at the Gethsemani Abbey peacemakers retreat

by Gordon Oyer

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Published by Cascade Books in Eugene, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Protest movements,
  • Peace,
  • Pacifism,
  • Religious aspects

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGordon Oyer ; foreword by Jim Forest ; afterword by John Dear
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJZ5560 .O95 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 275 p.
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27157296M
    ISBN 10162032377X
    ISBN 109781620323779
    OCLC/WorldCa872221877

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    Jim Forest, Bob Cunnane and Tom Cornell on Merton’s Peacemaking Retreat on the Spiritual Roots of Protest Fifty years ago a handful of peace advocates gathered with the contemplative monk and writer Thomas Merton to discuss the “spiritual roots” that nurtured their calling and shaped their actions.   Bellarmine University’s Thomas Merton Center will host a conference on “Pursuing the Spiritual Roots of Protest — ” on Oct. 24 and The conference will focus on a meeting that occurred 50 years ago between Trappist monk Thomas Merton and a handful of peace activists.


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He has an MA in history from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The purpose was to explore the theological warrants or spiritual roots for protest and public witness—especially against the In NovemberThomas Merton hosted an unprecedented ecumenical gathering of 13 peace authors and activists—including Catholics Daniel and Philip Berrigan, Mennonite John Howard Yoder, and Quaker.

Pursuing the Spiritual Roots of Protest by Gordon Oyer. Book review by Ted Nee Walker from The Catholic Worker, Vol. 81, No. 06 (October-November ). Pursuing the Spiritual Roots of Protest its "Thomas Merton" award for material published biennially "on Merton and his concerns which has brought provocative insight and fresh direction to Merton Studies." The award is nicknamed the "Louie," referencing Merton's monastic name, Father Louis.

Pursuing the Spiritual Roots of Protest For three days in November of fourteen of America’s best known Christian peacemakers gathered, by invitation of their host Thomas Merton, at the Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani in Kentucky for an informal retreat to discuss “The Spiritual Roots of Protest.”.

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He served eight years as editor of Illinois Mennonite Heritage Quarterly and has written various articles on Mennonite history. Oyer lives in Champaign, Illinois. His work, Pursuing the Spiritual Roots of Protest, has heightened his desire to "continue the conversation" Merton and thirteen others began fifty years ago at Gethsemani Abbey.

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[V Gordon Oyer; Jim Forest; John Dear] -- Thomas Merton "Louie" award winner for a publication that provides "fresh direction and provocative insight to Merton Studies," presented by the International Thomas Merton Society.