'Dewart, Leslie, 1922-'
Professor Leslie Dewart was born in Spain, raised in Cuba, and moved to Canada in 1942 to serve as pilot in the Royal Canadian Air Force. He later spent a long career in the philosophy and religion departments of St. Michael's College at the University of Toronto. His writings blended religion. law and language studies. At the time of correspondence with Merton, he was writing a book called Christianity and Revolution: The Lesson of Cuba, which studied the connection between the Catholic Church and the Cuban Revolution (source: Witness to Freedom, p. 282).
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