"Originary experience embeds a desire of man to say forever: to give the whole of himself irrevocably to the whole of God, in a way that involves the whole of creation."
"Does experience hold us open to the whole of reality? And if so, how are we to understand this achievement of experience?"
“For Giussani, experience is ‘bumping into a sign, an objective reality that moves the person toward his telos, toward his destiny.’”
“While the conventional contemporary view of the world conceives of thought as opposed to, or at any rate outside of, the real, the classical worldview understands thought as a deepening of the real, and therefore as a bringing of experience to fruition.”
Experience of Nature, Moral Experience: Interpreting Veritatis splendor's "Perspective of the Acting Person"David S. Crawford
"Is the perspective of the acting person really exhaustively intentional?"
Natural Theology, the Moral Life, and the Order of BeingSteven A. Long
“The space opened in man by the bodily senses and affectivity is the space in which God’s Word has let himself be experienced in fullness.”
The Experience of the Body and the Divine: A Spiritual PerspectiveJoseph Atkinson
“Christian witness begins, if you will, with a kind of ocular evidence of something else.”