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Daniel Berrigan (1921–2016)

Author of The Trial of the Catonsville Nine

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About the Author

Daniel Berrigan was born in Virginia, Minnesota on May 9, 1921. He received a bachelor's degree in 1946 from St. Andrew-on-Hudson, a Jesuit seminary in Hyde Park, New York, and a master's degree from Woodstock College in Baltimore in 1952. He was ordained as a Jesuit priest that year. He spent a show more year of study and ministerial work in France, then taught theology and French at the Jesuits' Brooklyn Preparatory School. He taught or ran programs at Union Seminary, Loyola University New Orleans, Columbia University, Cornell University, and Yale University before settling into a long tenure at Fordham University. In the 1960s, he held defiant protests that helped shape the tactics of opposition to the Vietnam War. These protest included burning of Selective Service draft records in Catonsville, Maryland for which he was convicted of destroying government property and sentenced to three years in the federal prison. He served from 1970 to 1972. He was arrested several more times for taking part in the Plowshares raid on a General Electric missile plant in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania in 1980 and for blocking the entrance to the Intrepid naval museum in Manhattan in 2006. He wrote more than 50 books during his lifetime including 15 volumes of poetry. His works included To Dwell in Peace and Daniel Berrigan: Essential Writings. Time Without Number won the Lamont Poetry Prize (now known as the James Laughlin Award), in 1957. He died on April 30, 2016 at the age of 94. (Bowker Author Biography) show less
Image credit: Credit: Kevin Ksen, 2005, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.

Works by Daniel Berrigan

No Bars to Manhood (1970) 64 copies
The Kings and Their Gods: The Pathology of Power (2008) — Author — 57 copies
No Gods But One (2009) — Author — 38 copies
Jeremiah (1999) 29 copies
Prison Poems (1973) 25 copies
America is hard to find (1792) 24 copies
Consequences: truth and (1967) 21 copies
Job: And Death No Dominion (2000) 19 copies
A book of parables (1977) 18 copies
Portraits--of those I love (1982) 17 copies
The Mission: A Film Journal (1986) 15 copies
Selected and new poems (1973) 15 copies
The bow in the clouds : man's covenant with God (1961) — Author — 15 copies
We Die Before We Live (1980) 14 copies
No One Walks Water (1966) 12 copies
Block Island (1985) 11 copies
Encounters; poems (1960) 11 copies
Jesus Christ (1973) 11 copies
Exodus: Let My People Go (2008) 9 copies
Trial poems (1970) 2 copies
Berrigan Letters, The — Author — 1 copy

Associated Works

The Long Loneliness: The Autobiography of the Legendary Catholic Social Activist (1952) — Introduction, some editions — 1,254 copies
The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry (1999) — Contributor — 593 copies
Against Forgetting: Twentieth-Century Poetry of Witness (1993) — Contributor — 334 copies
Quotations from Chairman Jesus (1969) — Foreword — 44 copies
The underground church (1968) — Contributor — 30 copies
Footnotes and Headlines: A Play-Pray Book (1967) — Foreword — 30 copies
60 Years of American Poetry (1996) — Contributor — 28 copies
The Berrigans (1971) — Contributor — 18 copies
Violence: The Unrelenting Assault on Human Dignity (1996) — Foreword, some editions — 17 copies
Delivered into Resistance (1969) — Contributor — 8 copies
unmuzzled ox 13 — Contributor — 7 copies
It's a Terrible Day: Thanks Be to God (2003) — Foreword — 4 copies

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