Corpo, volontà, persona. Gemelli, l'educazione fisica e lo sport

Translated title of the contribution: [Autom. eng. transl.] Body, will, person. Twins, physical education and sport

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Abstract

Starting from the recognition of sport as a pedagogical tool by moderner Catholicism, the essay, taking into account the prudent positions of the hierarchy and the Holy See in this respect, considers the development of Catholic sport activities in the fascist age and the contrasts with the totalitarian vision of the regime , identifying the peculiarities of Father Gemelli's thinking about the usefulness of the physical-agonistic-play activities in the context of Christian education, whose subject was "man all things, a body-connected spirit in unity of nature in all its faculty, natural and supernatural, "to whom it would have to resort to a training practice that, instead of giving up" the works of earthly life "or diminishing the" natural faculties ", perfect them by coordinating them with supernatural life, causing all the factors of human personality ("Physical, biological, and psychic") cooperated to attain ultraterren's end or life through the discipline that physical activity could induce in character and will
Translated title of the contribution[Autom. eng. transl.] Body, will, person. Twins, physical education and sport
Original languageItalian
Title of host publicationStoria dell'Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, v. VI, Agostino Gemelli e il suo tempo. Atti del convegno storico "'Nel cuore della realtà'. Agostino Gemelli e il suo tempo". Milano, 28-30 aprile 2009
Pages527-541
Number of pages15
Publication statusPublished - 2009
EventConvegno storico "'Nel cuore della realtà'. Agostino Gemelli e il suo tempo". Università Cattolica, Milano 28-30 aprile 2009 - Milano
Duration: 28 Apr 200930 Apr 2009

Publication series

NameStoria dell'Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Conference

ConferenceConvegno storico "'Nel cuore della realtà'. Agostino Gemelli e il suo tempo". Università Cattolica, Milano 28-30 aprile 2009
CityMilano
Period28/4/0930/4/09

Keywords

  • Agostino Gemelli
  • Catholic University
  • Italian Catholicism
  • Università Cattolica
  • cattolicesimo italiano
  • educazione fisica
  • history of the body
  • physical education
  • sport
  • storia del corpo

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