John Dear

John Dear

John Dear is a Jesuit priest, activist, and author of 25 books on peace and nonviolence. His latest book, Daniel Berrigan: Essential Writings (Orbis), along with other recent books, A Persistent Peace and Put Down Your Sword as well as Patricia Normile's John Dear On Peace are available from To contribute to Catholic Relief Services' "Fr. John Dear Haiti Fund," go to: He writes a weekly column for the National Catholic Reporter at For further information, see:

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