US Catholic Faith in Real Life

Jim Forest

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Jim Forest has been jailed several times for acts of civil disobedience, on one occasion for more than a year after burning draft records as a protest against the Vietnam War. His many books include biographies of Thomas Merton (Living With Wisdom) and Dorothy Day (All Is Grace). His latest is The Root of War is Fear: Thomas Merton's Advice to Peacemakers (Orbis Books).