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By Luigi Giussani



The Neglect of the “I”
(L. Giussani, Alla ricerca del volto umano [In Search of the Human Face], BUR, Milan 2007, pp. 9–11)

How the Ultimate Questions Arise
(L. Giussani, The Religious Sense, translated by J. Zucchi, McGill-Queen’s University Press, Montreal 1997, pp. 100-101, 105-107)

No Longer Just a Hypothesis
(L. Giussani, At the Origin of the Christian Claim, translated by V. Hewitt, McGill-Queen’s University Press, Montreal 1998, pp. 32-33)

The Heart of the Church Problem
(L. Giussani, Why the Church?, translated by V. Hewitt, McGill-Queen’s University Press, Montreal 2001, pp. 8-9)

From Baptism, a New Creature
(Address at the Synod of Bishops, Rome, October 9, 1987, in L’avvenimento cristiano. Uomo Chiesa Mondo [The Christian Event. Man Church World], BUR, Milan 2003, pp. 23–25)

A Place in Which to Say “I” in Truth
(L. Giussani, Realtà e giovinezza. La sfida [Reality and Youth: The Challenge], SEI, Turin 1995, pp. 31–33)

Recognizing Christ
(L. Giussani, Il tempo e il tempio. Dio e l’uomo [Time and the Temple. God and Man], BUR, Milan 1995, pp. 39–49)

Christ, God’s Companionship To Man
(From Avvenire, March 14, 1982. Text of the Easter Flyer, 1982)

“How a Movement Is Born”
(L. Giussani, L’avvenimento cristiano. Uomo Chiesa Mondo [The Christian Event. Man Church World], BUR, Milan 2003, pp. 29–50)

Student Youth: Reflections on an Experience
(L. Giussani, The Journey to Truth Is an Experience, translated and annotated by J. Zucchi, McGill-Queen’s University Press, Montreal 2006, pp. 13–15)

Letter to the Fraternity
(After the Holy Father’s letter on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Recognition of the FraternityFebruary 22, 2002)

The Greatest Sacrifice Is to Give Your Life for an Other’s Work
(L. Giussani, L’avvenimento cristiano. Uomo Chiesa Mondo [The Christian Event. Man Church World], BUR, Milan 2003, pp. 66–70)

“In the Simplicity of My Heart I Have Gladly Given You Everything”
(Fr. Luigi Giussani’s testimony during the meeting of the Holy Father John Paul II with the ecclesial movements and the new communities. St. Peter’s Square, Rome, May 30, 1998; in L. Giussani – S. Alberto – J. Prades, Generating Traces in the History of the World. New Traces of the Christian Experience, translated by P. Stevenson, McGill-Queen’s University Press, Montreal 2010, pp. IX-XII)

Charity: the Gift of Self, Moved
(L. Giussani, Is It Possible to Live This Way? An Unusual Approach to Christian Experience, McGill-Queen’s University Press, Montreal 2009, vol. 3: Charity, pp. 8-16)

Assago 1987. Religious Sense, Works, and Politics
(Address at the Convention of the Christian Democrat Party of Lombardy, Assago 1987. In L’io, il potere, le opere. Contributi da un’esperienza [The “I,” Power, Works. Contribution from an Experience], Marietti, Genoa 2000, pp. 165–170)

From Utopia to Presence
(Notes from a talk by Luigi Giussani to a group of university students, Riccione, October 1976, in L. Giussani, Dall’utopia alla presenza (1975-1978) [From Utopia to Presence (1975-1978)], BUR, Milan 2006, pp. 52-56).

Ecumenism
(From L. Giussani – S. Alberto – J. Prades, Generating Traces in the History of the World. New Traces of the Christian Experience, translated by P. Stevenson, McGill-Queen’s University Press, Montreal 2010, pp. 116-117, 118-119)

“Something That Comes Before”
(Notes from the Fr Luigi Giussani’s speech at the Assembly of Responsibles, January 1993)

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