Disarming Beauty: Essays on Faith, Truth, and Freedom

Title of book or publication
Disarming Beauty: Essays on Faith, Truth, and Freedom
Julián Carrón
University of Notre Dame Press
Month and Year of Publication
May 2017
Description or summary
Disarming Beauty: Essays on Faith, Truth, and Freedom by Father Julián Carrón is an engaging and thought-provoking collection of essays by the president of the global ecclesial movement Communion and Liberation and one of the principal Catholic leaders and intellectuals in the world today. Carrón offers a broad diagnosis of challenges in society and then introduces their implications in contexts such as families, schools, workplaces, and political communities. In a dialogue with his listeners, he inspires and encourages them to lay out a new path for the Catholic Church and the world.

“Carrón plumbs the depths of Western Christian precepts and practice as he presents the historical and present context of spiritual life in economics, politics, and culture. Young people have been robbed of transforming personal growth in education. Global terrorism and consumerism are threatening all humanity. Readers will be drawn to profound contemplation concerning his treatment of faith, truth, and freedom as he tries to make sense of the many influences that oppose the Christian faith.” —Christian Market Magazine

“More social criticism than formal theology, this book attacks bankrupt European culture head-on, urging a reinvigorated, theologically informed understanding of education, human relationships, and questions of meaning. The testimony, [Carrón] claims, that all Christians are called to is to affirm the value of others and the common good above our own prejudiced concerns.” —Library Journal

Julián Carrón (read more) is a Catholic priest and theologian from Spain. He is president of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation and professor of theology at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milan. He is the editor of Christ, God’s Companionship with Man by Luigi Giussani.

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