Contents february 2000

Editorial "What, then, will anyone gain by winning
the whole world and forfeiting his life?"


USA Life and Mysticism
By Lorenzo Albacete


What We Have Seenů
By Giancarlo Cesana


Letters Edited by Paola Bergamini

Cover Truth That Can Be Touched
Edited by Paola Ronconi


Christians and the Crescent
By Rodolfo Casadei


Books Along the Banks of the Danube
By Michele Faldi


Peru The Religious Sense in the Andes
By Andrea Aziani


Venezuela Under a Sea of Mud
By Riccardo Piol


Taipei From the Land to Taiwan
By Andrea and Cecilia Baldelli, Valentina Zampetti


Astrophysics Flashes of the Infinite
Edited by Marco Bersanelli


Jubilee Sons of Thunder

It Was Four O'Clock in the Afternoon
By Giuseppe Frangi

He Followed Without Hesitation
By Alessandro Zangrando

Word Among Us On the Way
Notes from a talk of Luigi Giussani with some university students
La Thuile, August 1992