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FOREWORD
EVERY, EVERY MINUTE?
ALL THOSE DEMONS
NOW YOU COUNT
A PLACE FOR YOU
THE KINDNESS OF STRANGERS
REMEMBERING BART GIAMATTI
THERE’S ALWAYS THE SUNSHINE
THE WORLD IS BUT A JEST
I STILL DREAM OF MIA
THAT LITTLE STREET PREACHER
BY SOME GREAT MAKER
SOMETHING MAKES SENSE
OUR SWEETEST SONGS
TONY, I UNDERSTAND
OVER THE RAINBOW
THOSE FOOLISH VIRGINS
YOU CANNOT BE SERIOUS!
THIS TREMENDOUS LOVER
I MYSELF AM A HUMAN BEING
FULL OF GRACE
COME TO THE WEDDING
MOLLY HAS A BIRTHDAY
REMEMBER YOU ARE DUST
LISTEN TO HIM
BECAUSE YOU ARE MINE
THE MASTER HAS A BANQUET
PAPA GIOVANNI
THE TROUBADOUR OF JOY
P. 1
The Gospels Are Now

The Gospels Are Now

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Pope John XXIII, in using the word ‘aggiornamento’in reference to the Second Vatican Council, actuallychallenged the present day Christian world toapply Scripture and tradition to modern andcontemporary situations. It is in that spirit that theauthor has written this book. As professor of literature for many years,specializing in the Great Books, Professor Fiore takes timeless Gospelthemes and examines how these biblical motifs are often echoed insome of our most beautiful and stimulating present day creations. Someof the writers covered here are John Steinbeck, Flannery O’Connor,Tennessee Williams, Shirley Jackson, Franco Zeffi relli and others. Someof the theater works are Waiting for Godot, Raisin in the Sun, Manof La Mancha, The Fantasticks, and Our Town; some of the fi lms areMoonstruck, Schindler’s List, La Dolce Vita, Shawshank Redemption,Life is Beautiful, La Strada, and Brideshead Revisited. A concertedeffort for a personal style has been made in order to present an intimateand readable approach to life, the arts, and their Gospel infl uences.
Pope John XXIII, in using the word ‘aggiornamento’in reference to the Second Vatican Council, actuallychallenged the present day Christian world toapply Scripture and tradition to modern andcontemporary situations. It is in that spirit that theauthor has written this book. As professor of literature for many years,specializing in the Great Books, Professor Fiore takes timeless Gospelthemes and examines how these biblical motifs are often echoed insome of our most beautiful and stimulating present day creations. Someof the writers covered here are John Steinbeck, Flannery O’Connor,Tennessee Williams, Shirley Jackson, Franco Zeffi relli and others. Someof the theater works are Waiting for Godot, Raisin in the Sun, Manof La Mancha, The Fantasticks, and Our Town; some of the fi lms areMoonstruck, Schindler’s List, La Dolce Vita, Shawshank Redemption,Life is Beautiful, La Strada, and Brideshead Revisited. A concertedeffort for a personal style has been made in order to present an intimateand readable approach to life, the arts, and their Gospel infl uences.

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