Illustrissimi has 68 ratings and 14 reviews. Joe said: A very interesting book – Pope John Paul I writes to various literary and historical figures throu. Results 1 – 30 of 95 Illustrissimi by Luciani, Albino and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Find great deals for Illustrissimi: Letters from Pope John Paul I by Albino Luciani (, Hardcover). Shop with confidence on eBay!.

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Shipping charges are based on the weight of the item s and destination. By invoking household names from ages gone by, Pope John Paul I navigates relevant topics of modern society and brings them toward an understanding of Catholic teaching. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international shipping and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc.

Dec 07, Arturo Fornes rated it it illustriesimi amazing. Antonio’ between andand published in book form in Becoming by Michelle Obama Hardcover Book 3.

Girl, Wash Your Face: I recommend this uncommon read to anyone who wants to have a glimpse into this man as a priest and as a pope. Hardcoverpages. Dec 04, Erik marked it as to-read Shelves: He is never critical of the recipient of the letter, but agrees with some facet associated with their legacy and uses it to praise a particular virtue or criticize a particular modern viewpoint or failing of our culture.

I feel it was a good albibo, but lacking the familiarity of the letters’ addressees, I feel like I didn’t get the full, intended, effect that was intended. Inhe was lucini by the Bishop of Belluno to oversee catechetics – the teaching of faith – in the provincial diocese. I bought it because I thought it would explain to me, something I wanted to know about the man who wrote it. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Found a library binding copy on Amazon Marketplace and will be reading the letters periodically as I have short bits of time available.


Illustrissimi: Letters from Pope John Paul I

See other items More There are 40 letters in all, mainly to people in Italian history and ilulstrissimi, but also to internationally well known fictional and historical characters such as PinocchioCharles DickensHippocratesand Jesus.

He attended seminary in the town of Feltre and graduated in philosophy and theology at the seminary of Belluno, the hometown of nineteenth-century Pope Gregory XVI. Overall, the letters read like entertaining homilies. Letters to saints, authors, and illustrious historical figures, written for a monthly periodical when the future Pope was Cardinal Archbishop of Venice. Gareth Jones rated it it was amazing Sep 20, This item will be shipped through the Global Shipping Program and includes luciaji tracking.

I – Papa Luciani Web site about St. He lived as Pope for about a month before he died presumably of a heart attack. Resume making your offerif the page does not update immediately. Bernie O rated it really liked it Jan 07, Pope John Paul I uses clever anecdotes and stories to explain moral teaching – he does not often appeal to theology, but to common sense.

Mary Pope Osborne Hardcover Children. The letters are charming and written with such insight and careā€¦ I can only imagine he would have been a truly remarkable leader had he been given more than 33 days as pope. No trivia or quizzes yet.

The dust jacket for hard illustrissimii may not be included. Refer to eBay Return policy for more details. Hardcover Mary Pope Osborne Books. Upon reading this book, one must wonder as so many did inif the progressive cause might not have been furthered in the post-Vatican II era more so by this pope than by his successor who, excellent in many ways, was certainly more of a conservative and traditionalist than Luciani.


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I know some people who seem to turn life into a perpetual waiting room. He writes plainly and is easily understood, and his contrast between the works and the modern world leaves little misunderstanding where he stands, and educates the reader to the authors’ views. It didn’t disappoint me. To ask other readers questions about Illustrissimiplease sign up. The book was first published in English in when Cardinal Luciani as he was then known was elected Pope.

Illustrissimi : Letters from Pope John Paul I by Albino Luciani (1978, Hardcover)

See terms – opens in a new window or tab. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He writes letters to famous Catholics such as St. He is never critical of the recipient of the letter I absolutely loved this collection of letters.

It is a book of letters written to various personages from the Pope.

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