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Education: A Global Question

From Tradition to Education is one short step but one not in the least to be taken for granted

This article was published in Oasis 11. Read the table of contents

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A manual of life in the age of migrations, Peter Turkson




Between the Generations: Reasons, Crisis, Challenge, Jean-Luis Bruguès

Adaptation or Consisting in: an Anthropological Question, Francesco Botturi

In the Schools of the World Face to Face with Faith, Tony Blair

Immigration: Why it is not Enough ‘Not to be Racist’, Paolo Branca

Good Intentions: so Easy and so Dangerous, Luisa Ribolzi

Learning to Co-exist with a Smiling Islam, Azyumardi Azra

That Patient and Tenacious Sowing over 150 Years, Fouad Twal

In the Footsteps of the Charity of God that Receives every Pain, Maria Laura Conte

An Action beyond Boundaries (Including those of States), Henri Teissier

A Reform Against Violence and the Loss of Meaning, Mustapha Cherif




The Mercy of God, the Heart of all the Catechesis, St. Augustine

From One Generation to Another, a Suffered and Grandiose Passage, Benedict XVI

The Great Shared Journey, Benedict XVI

The True Believer is Saved Through Works not Learning, Abû Hâmid Al-Ghazâlî




‘Catch Us if You Can! I Will Explain to You Why Despite Everything No One Will Manage to Put us Lebanese in a Trap’, Georges Corm




The Army of Immigrants that Go to Mass and Raise up Skyscrapers, Riccardo Piol




For the Small Flock a Possible Mission. Perhaps, Paul Hinder

Pathways of the Female in the Muslim Tradition, Ida Zilio Grandi

The Bank that Cannot Pursue its Own Interest, Ersilia Francesca

Human Rights between Hard Power and Soft Power, Abdullahi Amed an-Na‘im

Iraq. Pain Nourishes the Resistance of the Christians, Gian Micalessin

In the Name of Mary United at Least for a Day, Mohammed Sammak




There is Calvin at the Origin of Modern Law, Andrea Pin

The Hidden Treasures of Christian Arab Art, Mattia Guidetti         

Louis Massignon: Messenger and Researcher, Maurice Borrmans

Models of Islamic Education, Martino Diez

Faith, Cultures and Holy Ignorance, Michele Brignone

The most Beautiful Tale is the Encounter with the Other: an Adventure of Vitality, Struggle and Tenderness, Emma Neri




Discovering Mosques: Centres of Prayer and Forums of Civilisation, Giovanni Curatola




Biannual journal of the Oasis International Foundation

Studium Generale Marcianum

Year 6°, number 11, June 2010


Editor Roberto Fontolan

Managing Editor Martino Diez Editorial Consultants Marco Bardazzi Bernardo Cervellera Roberto Donadoni Camille Eid

Graphic Design Anna Wawrzyniak Maoloni

Layout Anna Wawrzyniak Maoloni Alessandro Bellucci [Arabic and Urdu]

Organisation Michele Brignone Elisa Pozzobon Meriem Senous

French translation Martine Gilsoul Daniel Jalade Lidia Campagnano [from French]

English translation Victoria Bailes Matthew Fforde

Arabic translation François Eid Michele Brignone [from Arabic]

Urdu translation Mobeen Shahid


Registration Tribunal of Venice No.1498 of 12/10/2004

Cover price Italy € 15,00 [abroad € 19,00]


Promotional Committee: Card. Angelo Scola, Patriarch of Venice, Grand Chancellor of the Fondazione Studium Generale Marcianum Card. Philippe Barbarin, Archbishop of Lyons Card. Josip Bozanić, Archbishop of Zaghreb Card. Péter Erdő, Archbishop of Budapest Card. Christoph Schönborn, Archbishop of Vienna H.B.Msgr. Fouad Twal, Patriarch of Jerusalem of the Latins H.E.Msgr. Jean-Clément Jeanbart, Archbishop of Aleppo of the Melkites H.E.Msgr. Fco. Javier Martínez, Archbishop of Granada H.E.Msgr. Paul Mounged el-Hachem, Apostolic Nunzio Emeritus in Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Yemen H.E.Msgr. Joseph Powathil, Archbishop Emeritus of Changanacherry H.E.Msgr. Henri Teissier, Archbishop Emeritus of Algiers H.E.Msgr. Maroun Lahham, Bishop of Tunis H.E.Msgr. Anthony T. Lobo, Bishop Emeritus of Islamabad H.E.Msgr. Camillo Ballin, Apostolic Vicar of Kuwait H.E.Msgr. Paul Hinder, Apostolic Vicar of Arabia


Scientific committee: Joaquín Alliende Carl Anderson Gianni Bernardi Francesco Botturi Rémi Brague Paolo Branca Michele Brignone Stratford Caldecott Maria Laura Conte Angelika Diekmann Axel Diekmann Martino Diez Jean-Paul Durand Brian E. Ferme Francesco Follo José Andrés Gallego Paolo Gomarasca Henri Hude Samir Khalil Samir Nikolaus Lobkowicz Claudio Lurati Cesare Mirabelli Ignazio Musu Andrea Pacini Jean-Jacques Pérennèss Andrea Pin Dino Pistolato Javier Prades López Gabriel Richi Alberti Giovanna Rossi Giovanni Salmeri Giuseppe Scattolin Franz Magnis-Suseno Paolo Terenzi Boghos Levon Zekiyan


Oasis Is a non-specialist Review of cultural Information Open to contributions By Catholics And non-Catholics. The authors’ freely Expressed opinions In the articles Published herein Do not necessarily Reflect the doctrinal Orientation Of the Oasis International Foundation, And therefore Must be considered As the exclusive Responsibility Of each contributor.