The Word Among Us

June 2013 Issue

A Prophet of the New Evangelization

Matteo Ricci and the call to be “all things to all people.”

By: John O'Malley, SJ

A Prophet of the New Evangelization: Matteo Ricci and the call to be “all things to all people.” by John O'Malley, SJ

How do you convince members of a refined, sophisticated culture that despite all their achievements, they are still lacking in the most important of truths?

How do you bring the gospel to a people who have a rich, proud spiritual heritage all their own? That was the challenge facing the brave Jesuits...

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