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    Special Price ₹350

    The series Don Bosco: History and Spirit consists of seven volumes. It is indeed an insightful and scholarly exposition of the life, charism and vision of Don Bosco! This meticulously researched first volume sheds fresh light on the early phase Don Bosco's life, his protracted and painful discernment process with regard to his vocation, how he "truly learns to be a priest" and what inspires him to undertake the work of the Oratory on behalf of young people at risk.

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    The second volume of the series Don Bosco: History and Spirit, surveys the beginnings and early development of Don Bosco's oratory and the charismatic initiatives of the succeeding years that will unfold Don Bosco's definitive vocational commitment to the care of young people. It is placed against the background of the social situation in Turin, and in the context of the momentous events spanning the period from the liberal revolution (1848) to the unification of Italy (1861).

    Special Price ₹250

    The topics dealt with in this third volume of the series, Don Bosco: History and Spirit, are extensive and comprehensive. They present a Don Bosco active in triple capacity -in his role as educator and spiritual master, as writer, publisher and trend-setter, and as founder of the Salesian Society. Each of these activities was crucial and defining in its own right, and fundamental for the future development of the Salesian work. As writer and publisher, he committed his Salesians to a ministry in defense of the Catholic faith and the Christian ethos.

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    The fourth volume of the series Don Bosco: History and Spirit, focuses on the early Salesian Constitutions as presented by Don Bosco for approval (1860-1974) - in the times of the Turin Archbishops. In introductory Chapters 1 and 2, the process of approval is set in the context of the historic events of the unification of Italy by the taking of Rome and the dispossession of the pope, at the time of the first Vatican Council and of the Franco-Prussian war.

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    The fifth volume in the series, Don Bosco: History and Spirit, is chiefly devoted to a description of the institutional expansion of the Salesian work. The first two chapters describe Don Bosco's historic decision to undertake the school apostolate in a major way as part of the Church's effort to counteract the process of secularization in, the liberal revolution in its program aimed at a general secularization of society and the gradual elimination of the Church's influence. Chapters 3-6 looks at the internal development of the institution.

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    The main part of this volume 6 (Chs. 1-5) of the series, Don Bosco: History and Spirit, continues the survey of the Society's Institutional Expansion begun in the preceding chapter in its twofold aspect, external and internal. Chapters 1-4 describe the implantation of the Salesian missionary apostolate in South America. Chapter 5 describes a further internal institutional expansion, the "founding" of the Salesian Cooperators and connected structures, namely, the Work of Mary Help of Christians and the Salesian Bulletin.

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    Volume 7, the last in this series, surveys Don Bosco's life and activity in his last decade of his life. Chapters 1-3 deal with the society's internal organization and the regulations. Chapters 4-6 speak of the Salesian religious spirit of the confreres. Chapters 7 and 8 tell the story of Don Bosco's progressive physical decline over the years 1884-1887. Chapter 9 describes the difficult and protracted itinerary of the processes of Don Bosco's beatification and canonization.