Biblical Commentaries

An economist reads the Book of Books

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Beyond the other name of evil

Beyond the other name of evil

The mystery revealed/6 - Truth without love kills. Faithful companionship is the saving dew. By Luigino Bruni Published in Avvenire 08/05/2022 «If your God does not want idolatry why does he not eliminate it"? The sages replied: "If idolatry concerned only what the world does not need, He ...
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The mother of all desires

The mother of all desires

The mystery revealed/5 - No empire lasts forever, only the care of the victims will be the beginning of a just kingdom By Luigino Bruni Published in Avvenire 01/05/2022 "God's yes on the cross is the judgment on successful man" Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Ethics Nebuchadnezzar's great dream and Daniel...
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Famine of dreams and dreamers

Famine of dreams and dreamers

The mystery revealed/4 - Knowing how to be masters of listening to understand darkness and open ways to the future. By Luigino Bruni Published in Avvenire on 23/04/2022 "Three things you must not do: appease your companion in the hour of his anger; try to comfort him while his dead is lying in fr...
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Being greater than evil

Being greater than evil

The mystery revealed /3 - Exile and wars will never end if we decide not to dream anymore. By Luigino Bruni Published in Avvenire 17/04/2022 "Simone Weil: «The lamb is somehow slaughtered in heaven before being slaughtered on earth. Who cuts his throat?». It is the ultimate question of Christiani...
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The first name and the last

The first name and the last

The mystery revealed/2 - Even those who hammer the nails into us are essential actors in the history of salvation By Luigino Bruni Published in Avvenire 10/04/2022 «Greet the banks of the Jordan and Zion's toppled towers. Oh, my homeland, so lovely and so lost! Oh memory, so dear and so dead! Gol...
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With the pen and with the soul

With the pen and with the soul

The mystery revealed/1 - To resist without killing is not an escape from history, it is generating a different future By Luigino Bruni Published in Avvenire 03/04/2022 «The books of the law that they found they tore to pieces and burned with fire… According to the decree, they put to death...
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The other and real name of the children

The other and real name of the children

The sign and the flesh/16 - They are worth more than things and make us look like God By Luigino Bruni Published in Avvenire le 20/03/2022 "We are evidently living in a period of transition; but transition towards what? Nobody has the slightest idea. If we want to make it through this Dark Age, w...
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Incompleteness, the last gift

Incompleteness, the last gift

The sign and the flesh/15 - The prophets name the idols and call upon us to choose the right side. By Luigino Bruni Published in Avvenire 13/03/2022 «It is not up to you to do the work, but you are not free to withdraw from it» (Rabbi Tarfon). The unfinished part of my work is actually the inheri...
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The other name of fraternity

The other name of fraternity

The sign and the flesh/14 - When the Bible speaks of conflicts between brothers it always calls for custody By Luigino Bruni Published in Avvenire 06/03/2022 Wise men have an idea of ​​the things that are considered good or bad, that is very different from that of ordinary people Lucio A. Seneca...
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The infinite time of weeping

The infinite time of weeping

The sign and the flesh/13 - There are blessings that come from wounds and make one stand next to the vanquished By Luigino Bruni Published in Avvenire  27/02/2022 "All Holy Scriptures defile the hands" Misnah Jadaim, 3.5 Hosea's different account of Jacob's struggle with the angel is one of the...
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The renunciation of reciprocity

The renunciation of reciprocity

The sign and the flesh/12 - There are words and objectives that speak of the prophetic aspect of the earth By Luigino Bruni Published in Avvenire 20/02/2022 "Love is considered perfect if it exists on both sides: on the side of judgment and on the opposite side of mercy". The Zohar, n. 201 Chap...
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The true economy of life

The true economy of life

The sign and the flesh/11 - Abundance that is not lost and does not lose us is always a gift, gratuitousness. By Luigino Bruni Published in Avvenire  13/02/2022 "Like individuals, nations will never do anything if they are not full of themselves, of self-love, of ambition." Giacomo Leopardi The ...
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The penultimate prayer

The penultimate prayer

The sign and the flesh/10 - The beatitude of the sterile womb is weeping over the breaking of the covenant with God. By Luigino Bruni Published in Avvenire  06/02/2022 "You who hide inside all names. If you were. If you were a mother... If you consoled Like the dog licking her aching new born. I...
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Never worshipers of pedestal 

Never worshipers of pedestal 

The sign and the flesh/9 - Wealth builds arks of salvation and herds of vain imagery. By Luigino Bruni Published in Avvenire 30/01/2022 "The prophets are not interested in the mysteries of heaven but in the affairs of the market; not in the spiritual realities of the afterlife but in the life of ...