Disarming Beauty: Essays on Faith, Truth, and Freedom (ND Catholic Ideas for a Secular World)

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Disarming Beauty: Essays on Faith, Truth, and Freedom (ND Catholic Ideas for a Secular World) Author JuliƔn Carron
ISBN-10 0268101973
ISBN-13 9780268101978
Year 2017-05-05
Pages 304
Language English
Publisher University of Notre Dame Press
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In 2005 Father Julin Carrn became the leader of the global ecclesial movement Communion and Liberation following the death of the movement s founder Father Luigi Giussani Disarming Beauty is the English translation of an engaging and thought provoking collection of essays by one of the principal Catholic leaders and intellectuals in the world today Adapted from talks given by Fr Carrn these essays have been thoroughly reworked by the author to offer an organic presentation of a decade long journey They present the content of his elaboration of the gospel message in light of the tradition of Fr Giussani the teachings of the popes and the urgent needs of contemporary people Carrn offers a broad diagnosis of challenges in society and then introduces their implications in contexts such as families schools workplaces and political communities In a dialogue with his listeners he inspires and encourages them to lay out a new path for the Catholic church and the world Throughout his essays Carrn addresses the most pressing questions facing theologians today and provides insights that will interest everyone from the most devout to the firm nonbeliever Grappling with the interaction of Christian faith and modern culture Carrn treats in very real and concrete ways what is essential to maintaining and developing Christian faith and he invites an ongoing conversation about the meaning of faith truth and freedom Julin Carrn is a Catholic priest and theologian from Spain He is president of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation the successor to Father Luigi Giussani who passed away in 2005 Carrn is professor of theology at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milan He is the editor of Christ God s Companionship with Man by Luigi Giussani

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