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- Forest, Jim (James H.)
- Forest, Jim, 1941-
- Forest, Jim
- Forest, James H.
- Forest, James H. (1941- )
- Jim Forest
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Jim Forest (born 2 November 1941 in Salt Lake City, Utah) is a writer, Orthodox Christian lay theologian, educator, and peace activist.
As a young man, Jim served in the US Navy, working with a meteorology unit at the US Weather Bureau headquarters near Washington, DC. It was during this period that he became a Catholic. His military service ended with an early discharge on grounds of conscientious objection.
After leaving the navy, Jim joined the staff of the Catholic Worker community in Manhattan, working close with the founder, Dorothy Day, and for a time serving as managing editor of the journal she edited, The Catholic Worker.