Essays

by Ida Friederike Görres

The Church

"A Letter on the Church" (1946)

Response to critics of "A Letter on the Church" (1947), forthcoming 2021

"Wrecking Crews in the Church" (1969), forthcoming 2021

"Trusting the Church: a Lecture" (1970)

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This page has just a tiny sampling of essays by Ida Görres, only the few that are available in English. She wrote dozens of essays. As they become available in English, they will be added to this page. If you know of any essays by Ida Görres in English that are not on this page, please contact Jennifer Bryson who manages this website.

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God and Faith

"Of the Homelessness of God" (1949)

"Vocations: Wells Drying Up?" (1965), forthcoming 2021

Social Issues and Ethics

"Ida Görres on the History of the Family" 

A 3-page excerpt from Broken Lights: Diaries and Letters; Görres develops the ideas in this passage in some depth in her 1971 book What Binds Marriage Forever (forthcoming, 2021). 

"The Murder Button" (1964), forthcoming 2021

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