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Corrin, Jay P., 1943-



  • Existence: 1943-

Biographical Note

Jay Corrin is a professor of social sciences at Boston University and studies religion and politics, focusing on Catholicism and its influence on political thought. He is the author of G. K. Chesteron and Hilaire Belloc: The Battle Against Modernity and was awarded the John Gilmary Shea prize for his book Catholic Intellectuals and the Challenge of Democracy.

The majority of the correspondents in this collection were associated with the left-wing Catholic magazine Slant, which was founded in Cambridge in 1964 and continued publication until 1970.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

English Catholic New Left - Jay Corrin correspondence


Correspondence between Boston University professor Jay Corrin and members of the English Catholic New Left movement, conducted as research for Corrin's book Catholic Progressives in England after Vatican II.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 2008 - 2012; Majority of material found in 2009 - 2009