Discerning the right yeast
The logic of charisms/6 - The maturity of a community lies in freeing itself from the myth of the perfect founder. by Luigino Bruni Published in Avvenire 26/09/2021 « And you, Moshe, why do you pray?» «I pray the God who is in me to give me the strength to be able to ask him some real questions »...
Of limitations and oppositions
We need to be aware, and keep our conscience alert, that every time we allow a ‘no’ to enter our lives, that ‘no’ multiplies, becomes a mountain, and reduces the horizon of freedom for us and for everyone. by Luigino Bruni published in Il Messaggero di Sant'Antonio on 23/09/2021 In the 1960s,...
Future is the name of the son
The logic of charisms/5 – The evolution of each community depends on how it exercises fidelity. by Luigino Bruni Published in the Avvenire 19/09/2021 This is what faithful is: the wall that crumbles, but is not alone in this, for it also crumbles with the statue, which stands at the top...
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...
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