Evangelii gaudium. Esortazione apostolica (Italian) Hardcover Hardcover; Publisher: San Paolo Edizioni; Language: Italian; ISBN An article on "Evangelii Gaudium" by Bishop Javier Echevarría that was published in the "Catholic Herald" (London, UK) on 7 March , as part of a series. The thesis was about the Italian-German theologian Romano This background of “Evangelii Gaudium” was revealed by Pope Francis himself.


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Man becomes smaller, not greater, when there is no more evangelii gaudium italiano for an ethos that, on the basis of his authentic nature, goes beyond pragmatism, when there is no more room for the gaze directed to God.

The proper place for positivistic reason is in the great fields of action of technology and economics, and even so it does not exhaust all that is human.

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So it is up to us who believe to fling open ever anew the doors that, beyond mere technology and pure pragmatism, lead to the full greatness of our existence, to the encounter with the living God.

These reflections, which are perhaps a bit difficult, should demonstrate that even today, in a profoundly changed way, the task of communicating the Gospel of Jesus Christ to others evangelii gaudium italiano reasonable.

And yet there is a simpler way to justify this task today. Joy demands to be communicated.

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Love demands to be communicated. The truth demands to be communicated. He evangelii gaudium italiano has received a great joy cannot simply keep it to himself, he must transmit it.


The same applies to the gift of love, through the gift of recognition of the truth that manifests itself. And Phillip, to whom the gift of the same encounter was evangelii gaudium italiano, could not help but tell Nathanael that he had found him of whom Moses and the prophets had written Jn 1: We proclaim Jesus Christ not in order to procure as many members as possible for our community, and much less for the sake of power.

We will be credible proclaimers of Jesus Christ when we have truly encountered him in the depths of our existence, when, through the encounter with him, we have been given the great experience of truth, love, and joy.

Part of the nature of religion is the profound tension between the mystical offering to God, in which we give ourselves completely to him, and responsibility for our neighbor and the created world.

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The second section, Temptations faced by pastoral workers, describes two errors commonly faced by Christians: The Proclamation of the Gospel[ edit ] Francis describes thoroughly the importance of the homily evangelii gaudium italiano, which "should be brief and avoid taking on the semblance of a speech or a lecture", [19] and should be prepared with care: This is a commitment the Church is called to take on.

Believing means involving others in the joyful meeting with Christ. In his Exhortation, the Pope entrusts every baptised Catholic with the mission of becoming an evangeliser.

What troubles me about this text?

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Why am I not interested in this? The evangelii gaudium italiano problem with this postulate evangelii gaudium italiano that it presupposes a dialectical vision of reality very similar to that of Hegel: This is not to opt for a kind of syncretism, or for the absorption of one into the other, but rather for a resolution which takes place on a higher plane and preserves what is valid and useful on both sides.: In this case too the discussion should be explored.

Realities simply are, whereas ideas are worked out. There has to be continuous dialogue between the two, lest ideas become detached from realities.

It is dangerous to dwell in the realm of words alone, of images and rhetoric. So a third principle comes into play: This calls for rejecting the various means of masking reality: