Berrigan, Daniel.

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Dates:
Birth 1921-05-09
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Daniel Berrigan is a Catholic priest associated with peace and social justice movements throughout his life. A believer in non-violent civil disobedience, he has been arrested and imprisoned numerous times. He is most noted for his leadership of opposition to the Viet Nam war, but his work did not begin or end there.

From the description of Daniel Berrigan scrapbook, 1930-1950. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64692915

The brothers Daniel Berrigan (born 1921) and Philip Berrigan (born 1923) have both been prominent in resistance to racial segregation, to U.S. involvement in the Vietnam war, and to the production of nuclear weapons. Philip Berrigan, a former Josephite priest, and Daniel, a Jesuit priest, poet, playwright, and teacher, are both lecturers and civil disobedience activists.

From the description of Daniel and Philip Berrigan Collection, 1880-1995. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64068359

Daniel Berrigan, S.J. (1921-) Roman Catholic priest, peace activist, poet. Philip Berrigan (1923-2002), peace activist, author, former Roman Catholic priest; served in World War II; m. Elizabeth McAlister. Both brothers protested the Vietnam War and were active in various peace, antiwar, and civil rights movements, including the Plowshares movement. Both were for a time on the FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list for acts of vandalism including destruction of government property.

From the description of Daniel Berrigan and Philip Berrigan collected papers, 1964- (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 663600652

Daniel Berrigan, a Catholic priest,has devoted his life to peace and social justice efforts. Committed to non-violent civil disobedience, he has been arrested and imprisoned numerous times. He has won awards for his non-fiction and poetry. Best known for leadership of protests against the Viet Nam war, his work neither began nor ended there.

From the description of Daniel Berrigan poetry, 1940-1970. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64692911

Daniel Berrigan, Jesuit priest and Vietnam War protester convicted in case of conspiracy and destruction of draft records in Catonsville, Maryland, 1968.

From the description of The trial of the Catonsville Nine: typescript, n.d. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122571455

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Subjects:

  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Draft resisters
  • Anti-nuclear movement
  • Catonsville Nine--Trials, litigation, etc
  • Student movements
  • Pacifists
  • Draft resisters
  • Civil rights movement
  • Modernism (Christian theology)--Catholic Church
  • Political activists
  • Government--Resistance to
  • Poetry
  • Catholic Church--Clergy
  • Radical theory
  • Social justice
  • Radicalism
  • Religion and politics
  • Politics in literature
  • Christianity and politics
  • Plowshares Eight (Group)
  • Catholic Church--Political participation
  • Political poetry, American
  • Political culture
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements--Drama
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements
  • Peace movements
  • Harrisburg Seven Trial, Harrisburg Pa., 1972
  • Draft resisters--Drama
  • Protest poetry, American
  • Political plays

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Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Maryland--Catonsville (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)