A Friendship of Letters by Jim Forest

A Friendship of Letters

On the Correspondence Between Thomas Merton & Dorothy Day

by Jim Forest

In the spring of 2010 the Thomas Merton Center at Bellarmine University received a valuable gift: the papers of Joe Zarrella, a longtime collaborator of Dorothy Day. When I was invited to speak at the Merton Center the following October, I used the occasion to reflect on the special friendship that enriched the lives of these two remarkable people: Thomas Merton and Dorothy Day.

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