About Romano Guardini

Romano Guardini (1885-1968) was an Italian-born, German Catholic priest, author, and academic. An important figure in Catholic intellectual life in the twentieth century, Guardini's works include Learning the Virtues That Lead You to God, The End of the Modern World, and The Art of Praying: The Principles and Methods of Christian Prayer.

The End of the Modern World

By |2018-08-25T01:21:21-05:00November 29th, 2017|Categories: Books, Christianity, Civil Society, Featured, History, Romano Guardini|

The medieval achievement was so magnificent that it stands with the loftiest moments of human history… The most complete ordering of medieval life was found in its religious point of view and practice, in its Christian “cult.” Expressed by myriad symbolic forms, that cult affirmed repeatedly the eternal significance of salvation for every moment in [...]

The Mystery of Grace

By |2019-08-30T11:21:51-05:00September 10th, 2017|Categories: Books, Christianity, Romano Guardini, Timeless Essays, Truth, Virtue|

On grace depends our salvation, but we have neither a right to grace nor the power to compel it. Grace must reveal itself to us, and only then will we recognize it… Today’s offering in our Timeless Essay series affords readers the opportunity to join Romano Guardini as he contemplates the mystery of grace. —W. [...]

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