D.L. Mayfield joins host Jessica Hooten Wilson to discuss the life and writings of the social worker and self-described anarchist who renounced material possessions to live a life of a pacifist activism for the poor.

Books Referenced:

Unruly Saint: Dorothy Day’s Radical Vision and its Challenge for our Timesby D.L. Mayfield

The Long Loneliness: The Autobiography of the Legendary Catholic Social Activist by Dorothy Day

Thérèse by Dorothy Day

The Scandal of Reading is sponsored by Brazos Press.

Information on the Host: Jessica Hooten Wilson is a Senior Fellow at Trinity Forum, the inaugural Visiting Scholar of Liberal Arts at Pepperdine University, and the author of several books, including The Scandal of Holiness: Renewing Your Imagination in the Company of Literary SaintsLearning the Good Life: From the Great Hearts and Minds that Came Before, and Giving the Devil his Due: Flannery O’Connor and The Brothers Karamazov

Learn more about Dr. Jessica Hooten Wilson.

Information on D.L. Mayfield: 

D.L. Mayfield lives and writes on the outskirts of Portland, Oregon, with her husband and two children. She writes primarily about issues of Christianity, faith, and inequality. She is the author of three books, the most recent of which is a biography of Dorothy Day.

Learn more about D.L. Mayfield