Books: Holiness Through Action

DAG HAMMARSKJOLD: THE STATESMAN AND HIS FAITH by Henry P. Van Dusen. 240 pages. Harper & Row. $4.95.

When he died in an African plane crash in 1961, U.N. Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjdld left behind a book that he had been working on secretly for 36 years, a slim volume of 600 poems, prayers and aphorisms dealing with "birth and death, love and pain." Hammarskjold's Markings (TiME, Oct. 23, 1964) was an instantaneous success. "Everybody owns Dag Hammarskjold's Markings," said retired Episcopal Bishop Malcolm Endicott Peabody. "But few have read it. Few of...

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