The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and a wide variety of supplemental items, which document Murray's career as author, editor, lecturer, professor, and theologian. Murray is perhaps best known for his books We Hold These Truths (1960) and The Problem of God (1964), as well as for his longstanding editorship of Theological Studies. Among Murray's correspondents are Rev. John Tracy Ellis, Henry and Clare Boothe Luce, and Samuel Cardinal Stritch, together with fellow Jesuits Walter Burghardt, Bernard Lonergan, Vincent McCormick, and Leo Ward. 1927-1976 42.00 linear feet
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