Thomas Merton Correspondence with James H. Forest

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Thomas Merton Correspondence with James H. Forest

Description

A life-long activist for peace, Forest first comes into contact with Merton through Dorothy Day while Forest was at the Catholic Worker in New York. He was active in the Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR) and started the Catholic Peace Fellowship (CPF), an affiliate program of FOR, to assist those trying to obtain Conscientious Objector status in 1964. In 1977, Forest assumed the duty of General Secretary of the International Fellowship of Reconciliation (IFOR). He now lives in the Netherlands.

Subject

Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968--Correspondence.

Source

Thomas Merton Correspondence

Contributor

Forest, James H., 1941

Rights

Copyright The Thomas Merton Center at Bellarmine University. All rights reserved. Photographs copyright of the Merton Legacy Trust. Not to be used without written permission.

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Section A - Correspondence

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