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Luigi Gioia is interviewed by Church Times

last modified Feb 05, 2018 10:33 AM

VHI's Research Associate and Development Officer Luigi Gioia was recently interviewed by Terence Handley MacMath on Church Times.

Luigi joined the monastery in Italy when he was 18, and then spent 19 years in France, during which time he completed his doctorate in Oxford, became an abbot in Rome, and Professor of Systematic Theology at the Pontifical University of Sant’ Anselmo, Rome. Now in Cambridge full-time, he works especially on Augustine and French phenomenology, and writes on prayer and spiritual life. He is the author of Say it to God, the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lent Book for 2018 (Bloomsbury).

"I had to learn to make ideas ac­­cessible to priests from many differ­ent cultures and academic abilities. But the really wonderful school for my writing has been preach­­ing retreats. This work de­­mands that you’re inspirational". Read the full interview


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