Education as Total Reality: Luigi Giussani and Newman on Education

"The place where the educational process unfolds must be a place where all of reality is presented" (Giussani, The Risk of Education , 133). This statement from Luigi Giussani stands as an apt summation of John Henry Newman's argument that a university is a place that teaches universal knowledge. Both men, who spent much of their lives in education...
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Comparing Newman and Giussani – The Presence of the Educator

While they lived in different centuries, different nations, and in vastly different geo-political situations, Newman and Giussani shared a common interest in resolving the challenges of living the Christian life presented by a world that was growing increasingly secular and irreligious. They both challenged hollowed out conceptions of what it meant...
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