The Religious SenseThe Religious Sense
by Luigi Giussani, John E. Zucchi
Giussani challenges us to penetrate the deepest levels of experience to discover our essential selves, breaking through the layers of opinions and judgments that have obscured our true needs. Asserting that all the tools necessary for self-discovery are inherent within us, he focuses primarily on reason, not as narrowly defined by modern philosophe ...
Number of pages: 184 | Publication Date: 1997-10-16 | ISBN-13: 9780773516267

The Journey to Truth Is an ExperienceThe Journey to Truth Is an Experience
Luigi Giussani
As a young priest, Luigi Giussani was troubled by Catholicism's inability to effectively deal with secularism or laicism. In 1954 he began to develop a vision of faith rooted in experience. His ideas resonated with students and led to the birth of the Gioventù Studentesca (Student Youth) movement. Known today as Communion and Liberation, the movem ...
Number of pages: 160 | Publication Date: 2006-10-12 | ISBN-13: 9780773531482

Is It Possible to Live This Way?Is It Possible to Live This Way?
by Luigi Giussani, John Zucchi
This volume addresses the virtue of charity. It is a compilation fo Giussani's conversations with young people who have chosen the path of the consecrated life in the Church - that is, they have chosen to live their lives in the world according to the 'evangelical counsels' of poverty, chastity, and obedience." ...
Number of pages: 160 | Publication Date: 2009-09-01 | ISBN-13: 9780773535152

The Little Slaves of the HarpThe Little Slaves of the Harp
John E. Zucchi
The padrone were often known to the families of the children or were from the same villages. While some were cruel exploiters who compelled obedience through terror and abuse - a view promoted by a few, well-publicized cases - the lot of most of these children was similar to that of child apprentices and helpers in other trades. Public reactions to ...
Number of pages: 240 | Publication Date: 1992-04-24 | ISBN-13: 9780773508903

Mad Flight?Mad Flight?
John Zucchi
On 15 September 1896, nearly a thousand people prepared to board a steamer in the port of Montreal, headed for Santos, Brazil, and on to the coffee plantations of São Paulo, while a crowd of a few thousand pleaded with them to stay. Families were split as wives boarded without husbands, or husbands without wives. While many prospective migrants we ...
Number of pages: 224 | Publication Date: 2018-04-30 | ISBN-13: 9780773553590

The View From RomeThe View From Rome
by Pellegrino Stagni, John E. Zucchi
One of the acrimonious episodes in French-English relations in Canada resulted from the bilingual schools question in Ontario in the early part of the twentieth century; the issue reinforced the divisions within the Catholic Church between francophones and anglophones. In 1916 the Pope wrote a letter to the Canadian bishops in the hope of encouragi ...
Number of pages: 168 | Publication Date: 2002-07-04 | ISBN-13: 9780773523470

Italians in TorontoItalians in Toronto
John E. Zucchi
Italians began migrating to Toronto in large numbers toward the end of the nineteenth century. Many of these immigrants were peasants who arrived in the new world with only a vague sense of nationality. In Italy, their identity had been primarily connected with the villages that were their homes and only secondarily with regions and country. In Tor ...
Number of pages: 288 | Publication Date: 1988-11-01 | ISBN-13: 9780773506534

The Italian immigrants of the St. John's Ward, 1875-1915The Italian immigrants of the St. John's Ward, 1875-1915
John Zucchi

Number of pages: 43 | Publication Date: 1981 | ISBN-13: 9780919045057

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