It is reciprocity that converts us
The logic of charisms/4 - Christians are the ones about the way and the encounter, not always happy ones but decisive. by Luigino Bruni Published in the Avvenire 12/09/2021 "It is not so necessary to educate children to grow up quickly, as to educate adults to know how to be – or turn – children...
Let us free our children from the demons
The logic of charisms/3 - Communities are able to stay alive if they allow the encounters along the way to convert them. by Luigino Bruni Published in the Avvenire 05/09/2021 " There are nights that never happen and you look for them by moving your lips. Then you imagine yourself sitting in the...
Discovering the essence
The logic of charisms/2 - The value of first and second vocations in community experiences by Luigino Bruni Published in Avvenire 29/08/2021 "But Herod continued seeking John. (2) And he sent his servants to Zachariah at the altar, saying to him, "Where did you hide your son? Outraged, Herod...
The era of infinite communities
The logic of charisms/1 – Here, we will now begin the exploration of the "grammar" of movements and community realities by Luigino Bruni Published in the Avvenire 21/08/2021 The mother of Jesus and his brothers told him: «John the Baptist baptizes for the remission of sins: let us go and be...
The logic of the ravine
Ecology must be inserted within the economy, in that integral ecology-economy which is the great message of the encyclical «Laudato si'». by Luigino Bruni published in Messaggero di Sant'Antonio on11/08/2021 The economic theme of the moment is ecological transition. But the signals are ambiguous....
The market and the temple/20 - In a few decades, the Reformation and Counter-Reformation consumed the ethical ground conquered by the merchants betweeread more
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The temple and the market/17 - The negative stigma placed on unwed women gradually led to the birth of new Monti, entities of credit and charity. By Lread more
The Market and the Temple/14 - Literature is a metaphor for the spirit of the past while also helping us to understand the mercantile ethics of the Miread more
The Market and the Temple/13 - The merchant writers hand down pages of life and economic stories in the name of competence, sobriety, beauty and faithread more
The Market and the Temple/12 - The Latin and pre-capitalist humanism of medieval cities and merchants and the critique of the spirit of capitalism. Bread more
The Market and the Temple/11 - The weaving of relationships that Tuscan Francesco Datini made great is exemplary. Pessimism, cynicism, envy and distruread more