„Został im przez Boga zadany dar” – obraz rodziny jako wspólnoty w tekstach Jana Pawła II
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Family in the sermons and letters written by John Paul II is presented as a community of people that are gathered by love. It is also a sign of unselfish and common God’s love towards people. Love is the idea that is mostly used by the Pope in his texts, because he claims that love is a spiritual center of the family, love is the foundations of the origin and development of family. Love becomes also a source of peace and happiness for parents and their children. John Paul II highlights the need for closeness that is typical not only for the family members, but also for the members of the society, nation and the Church. In the linguistic image of the family that is presented in the texts of John Paul II the most often profiles may be indicated: family is a sanctuary of life, family is a community of life and love, family is a school of humanity, the school of love and social life, family is the domestic church, family is the way. Family as a community of love is the smallest institution that brings life, defends the life, creates an identity and transmits the worlds of values, language, culture and truths of faith to the following generations. Family decides about the future of the nation, country and the Church.
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