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2019 | 1/43 | 527-549
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An Asian Perspective on Chiara Lubich and her Pedagogy of Fraternity: An Example of the Course “Culture of Unity” in Higher Education in Taiwan

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Pedagogia braterstwa Chiary Lubich z perspektywy azjatyckiej. Przykład akademickiego kursu „Kultura jedności” na Tajwanie
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As founder of the Focolare Movement, Chiara Lubich was greatly influenced by various fields and disciplines. Her thinking offers a platform of common ground for dialogue. The fundamental elements of Chiara’s dialogue are the concepts of love and fraternity, which not only help the Catholic Church to have dialogue with other cultures and religions, but are also relevant to the academic world and our daily life. Chiara’s thoughts on unity offer a fresh new perspective; once we have adapted our thinking to this, then a new kind of education becomes possible. Her spirituality of unity—introduced to Asia in 1966—has been influential despite the fact that most of the population are non-Christian. Recently, some Asian scholars have been exploring new approaches using Chiara’s philosophy to improve their research methodology and teaching; in Taiwan, the “Culture of Unity” course has experimented with new educational techniques influenced by Chiara’s thinking. This paper aims to examine Chiara’s thoughts on education, as well as her influence on higher education in Taiwan.
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Chiara Lubich jako założycielka Ruchu Focolari miała ogromny wpływ na kształtowanie się różnych sfer życia i dyscyplin naukowych. Jej myśl stanowi platformę oraz wspólny grunt dla dialogu. Według niej podstawą porozumienia jest miłość i wspólnota, które nie tylko ułatwiają Kościołowi katolickiemu podejmowanie dialogu z innymi kulturami i religiami, lecz również oddziałują na świat akademicki oraz nasze życie codzienne. Spojrzenie Lubich na jedność podpowiada drogę odnowy naszego sposobu myślenia. Odnowienie sposobu myślenia jest początkiem procesu edukacyjnego. Jej duchowość jedności dotarła do Azji w 1966 r. W Azji, gdzie chrześcijaństwo dla większości ludzi jest religią obcą, jej ideał ma szczególnie ważne znaczenie i wpływa na tworzenie jedności między ludźmi. W ostatnich latach azjatyccy naukowcy starają się popularyzować myśl Lubich jako nowy rodzaj metodologii na polu badań i nauczania. Kurs „Kultura jedności” bazujący na myśli mistyczki został zaproponowany na Tajwanie jako sposób rozpowszechniania nowych możliwości edukacyjnych. Ten artykuł ma na celu zbadanie spojrzenia Lubich na edukację oraz jej wpływu na szkolnictwo wyższe na Tajwanie.
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