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Jim Forest

April 2011—All members of the campus community are invited to hear Jim Forest—Eastern Orthodox teacher, author and peace activist—speaking on:


“Dorothy Day: A Saint for Today's World?"

Tuesday, May 3, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Prucha Archives Reading Room, Raynor 3rd floor


Jim Forest, resident of the Netherlands, is secretary of the Orthodox Peace Fellowship. A lifelong peacemaker, he is the author of many books including Praying with Icons (1997), Living with Wisdom: A Life of Thomas Merton (1991), Ladder of the Beatitudes (1999), and the forthcoming, All Is Grace: A Biography of Dorothy Day (Orbis Books, 2011).

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Jim Forest's campus visit is sponsored by Raynor Memorial Libraries, Office of Residence Life, Department of Philosophy, and the Edward D. Simmons Religious Commitment Fund.

Guests without Marquette University identification are welcome but should register with Special Collections by noon on May 3 (telephone 414-288-7256) to gain access to Raynor Library.