The Long Loneliness: The Autobiography of Dorothy Day - Part Three, Love is the Measure, Peasant of the Pavements, Paper, People and Work, Labor, Community Summary & Analysis

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Part Three, Love is the Measure, Peasant of the Pavements, Paper, People and Work, Labor, Community Summary and Analysis

When Day entered her new apartment, she met a rough working man named Peter Maurin. Maurin was French and very much "alive". He compelled one's attention by his presence and focused on ideas, rather than people. Maurin told Day that her education lacked a Catholic background and told her about the history of the Church and the Thomistic doctrine of the common good. He wanted to build a new society through the IWW constitution and had great ambition. Peter liked to see others do great things and have big dreams. He was a man on a mission. As time progressed, he taught her more about Catholicism and was very enthused by...

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