To Dwell in Peace: An Autobiography

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Harper & Row, Jan 1, 1987 - Religion - 356 pages
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The author recounts his childhood, education, experiences as a priest, and determination to commit civil disobedience in the cause of peace

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With humility, deep insight, and poetic sensitivity of perception and expression, Berrigan gives the story of his life. He describes his early years as the fifth of six sons, his entrance into the ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
The Wolf and the Child
5
Moving East
21
The Father
40
The Workhouse
45
The Jesuits for Life
79
Year One of My Life
116
Brothers in Exile
175
Lights on in the House of the Dead
259
Trial and Error
267
The Healer
272
Ground of Contention
280
Swords into Plowshares
290
The Foundering of Academe
294
The Dream the Awakening
308
Toward Life
331

Poison in the Ivy
186
The Fires of Pentecost
215
Underground
241
Epilogue
344
Copyright

About the author (1987)

Berrigan is a Jesuit Priest, poet, and peacemaker who has been nominated for the Nobel Peace prize. He has written more than fifty books. A member of the Catonsville Nine and Plowshares Eight, Berrigan continues to be politically active and lecture about the scriptures and the call to peacemaking.

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