Is it Possible to Live This Way?: v. 3 Charity - An Unusual Approach to Christian Existence

Is it Possible to Live This Way?: v. 3 Charity - An Unusual Approach to Christian Existence

By: Luigi Giussani (author), John E. Zucchi (editor)Hardback

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This volume of "Is It Possible to Live this Way", a translation of Luigi Giussani's "Si Puo Vivere Cosi?", 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 counsels' of poverty, chastity, and obedience - it proposes an unusual yet reasonable approach to living as a Christian. As in all his works, Giussani encourages young people to be serious about their own existence and loyal to their experience. The conversations reported here are fascinating and insightful, providing support for a way of life that today is frequently questioned, rejected, or censured.

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Note on the Translation; By Way of Introduction 1 Charity 1 The Intimacy of a Presence That Faith Recognizes; 2 Charity: Gift of the Self, Moved; 3 Perfect Like Your Heavenly Father; 4 Morality Is to Imitate God in Charity; Assembly on Charity 2 Sacrifice 1 The Value of Sacrifice; 2 What Sacrifice Consists of; 3 The Truest Sacrifice Is to Recognize a Presence; 4 The Sacrifice of Faith and the Charism; Assembly on Sacrifice 3 Virginity 1 Called for a Task; 2 Through Sacrifice, the Hundred-Fold; Assembly on Virginity Notes; Index to Volumes 1, 2, and 3

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  • publication date: 01/09/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780773535145
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 160
  • ID: 9780773535145
  • ISBN10: 0773535144

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