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My God how good you are. The life and message of Charles de Foucauld

This short biography of Blessed Charles De Foucauld highlights the salient points of his spirituality and pastoral work. The author opens his essay with an in-depth examination of the time and history of the century in which the Blessed lived, and goes on to trace a biographical and mystical profile of him. The fascination that our Blessed still exerts today in the Church and beyond lies in “having proposed a pure return to the Gospel” (from the Introduction). The Work was inspired by the beatification of the martyrs of Algeria on 8 December 2018

Cette courte biographie du bienheureux Charles De Foucauld met en lumière les points saillants de sa spiritualité et de son travail pastoral. L’auteur ouvre son essai par un examen approfondi de l’époque et de l’histoire du siècle dans lequel le Bienheureux a vécu, et trace ensuite un profil biographique et mystique de celui-ci. La fascination qu’exerce encore aujourd’hui notre bienheureux dans l’Église et au-delà réside dans le fait d’avoir ” proposé un pur retour à l’Évangile ” (de l’introduction). L’Œuvre a été inspirée par la béatification des martyrs d’Algérie le 8 décembre 2018.

تسلّط هذه السيرة الذاتية للمبشر شارل دو فوكو الضوء على أبرز النقاط في قيمه الروحانية وعمله الرعوي. ويستهل المؤلّف مقالته باختبار معمّق حول الحقبة وتاريخ القرن الذي عاش المبشّر بهما، ثمّ يعرض سيرة ذاتية وروحانيّة موجزة للمبشّر. ويعود الأثر الإيجابي الكبير الذي لا يزال المبشر يتركه حتى اليوم في الكنيسة إلى الواقع بأنه “اقترح العودة إلى الإنجيل” (من المقدّمة)، واستوحِي هذا الكتاب من تطويب شهداء الجزائر في 8 كانون الأول/ ديسمبر 2018.

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