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Beware of Pity

Hofmiller, a young officer in a provincial city, visits a local noble family. The father is rich, and has a daughter who suffers from paralysis. Moved by piety and compassion, he begins to visit her...

Esther's Inheritance

For twenty years Eszter lived in a monotonous, empty existence, trying to survive the loss of everything she had, until the day she unexpectedly receives a telegram from Lajos announcing his return....

Approaches to the Cross

The book gathers some articles and spiritual writings that the author wrote during the Second World War. The themes of these reflections focus on Providence, pain, suffering, sickness, death, joy: the...

Before the Dawn

Israel Zolli was educated in Judaism, and became the great rabbi of Rome. But the figure of Christ, another Jew, also made way in his mind and heart. After a deep, complex and difficult inner process, when...

Stories of God

Set of small stories connected to each other, which have as a common thread the individual search for God. They are written in a very simple way, in the style of popular stories, and suggest that God is...

Marcus

Sequel of Junia, a novel about the first Christians, written by the same author. The protagonist is Marcus, Junia's brother, who returns to Rome from Alexandria shortly after the martyrdom of his...

Cyrano de Bergerac

Romantic play that presents Cyrano, a soldier with the qualities of a poet, who is in love with Roxana. He does not dare to declare himself, due to the ugliness of his face, wich has a disproportionate nose...

Die Lebensalter

The title can be translated as "The Ages. Their ethical and pedagogical importance". In this brief essay, the fruit of a course in ethics, Romano Guardini reflects on the stages of human life, their...