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 Life of Luigi GiussaniThe Life of Luigi Giussani
Alberto Savorana
Monsignor Luigi Giussani (1922–2005) was the founder of the Catholic lay movement Communion and Liberation in Italy, which has hundreds of thousands of adherents around the globe. In The Life of Luigi Giussani Alberto Savorana, who spent an important part of his life working and studying with Giussani, draws on many unpublished documents to recou ...
Number of pages: 1416 | Publication Date: 2017-12-26 | ISBN-13: 9780773551855

Why the Church?Why the Church?
Luigi Giussani
Giussani begins by focusing on the Church as a community composed of people who are aware of themselves as defined by the gift of the Spirit, from which they derive a new conception of existence, the fruit of conversion. He then describes the Church's developing self-awareness of its dual elements of the human and divine. Concerned with verifying t ...
Number of pages: 288 | Publication Date: 2001-03-02 | ISBN-13: 9780773517073

Christ, God's Companionship with ManChrist, God's Companionship with Man
Luigi Giussani
This volume is a selection of the most significant writings by Monsignor Luigi Giussani, founder of the Italian Catholic lay movement Communion and Liberation, which is practised in eighty countries around the world. Presented by Julián Carrón, Giussani's successor as head of Communion and Liberation, Christ, God's Companionship with Man is the m ...
Number of pages: 128 | Publication Date: 2015-07-03 | ISBN-13: 9780773545663

The Risk of EducationThe Risk of Education
Luigi Giussani
This is an English translation of an Italian work first published in 1995. Based in Milan, Italy, Giussani heads the Communion and Liberation movement and is a council for the Congregation for the Clergy and the Pontifical Council for the Laity. He discusses education in terms of fundamental truths, in particular, the element of faith. It presents ...
Number of pages: 144 | Publication Date: 2001-08-01 | ISBN-13: 9780824518998

The PsalmsThe Psalms
Luigi Giussani
The Psalms, the most previous poetry in Hebrew literature, remain a favorite of religious people today. In this short book, Luigi Giussani reflects on the Psalms, the profundity, and their meaning for our spiritual and practical lives today. ...
Number of pages: 192 | Publication Date: 2004-04-01 | ISBN-13: 9780824521240

At the Origin of the Christian ClaimAt the Origin of the Christian Claim
Luigi Giussani
Giussani argues that if we accept the hypothesis that the mystery entered the realm of human existence and spoke in human terms, the relationship between the individual and God is no longer based on a moral, imaginative, or aesthetic human effort but instead on coming upon an event in one's life. Thus the religious method is overturned by Christ: i ...
Number of pages: 144 | Publication Date: 1998-04-24 | ISBN-13: 9780773516274

Is It Possible To Live This Way?Is It Possible To Live This Way?
Luigi Giussani
This volume of Is It Possible to Live this Way, a translation of Luigi Giussani's Si Può Vivere Così?, addresses the virtue of charity. A compilation of Giussani's conversations with young people who have chosen the path of the consecrated life in the Church - that is, have chosen to live their lives in the world according to the "evangelical cou ...
Number of pages: 176 | Publication Date: 2008-07-01 | ISBN-13: 9780773534049

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

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