In this introduction to the life and thought of Dorothy Day, one of the most important lay Cathoilcs of the twentieth century, Terrence Wright presents her radical response to God's mercy. Drawing heavily from Day's own writings, this book reveals her love for Scripture, the sacraments, and the magisterial teahing of the Church. The understanding of the Mystical Body of Christ led to some of her more controversial positions such as pascifism. Since her death in 1980, Day continues to serve as a model of Christian love and commitment. She recognized Christ in the less fortunate. Paperback. 162 pages.