St Francis Of Assisi

Author by : G. K. Chesterton
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Publisher by : Courier Corporation
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Description : This accessible spiritual biography by a phenomenally popular author chronicles the beloved saint's calling, order, and influence. Its charm and wit will appeal to even the most secular-minded readers.


The Life Of St Francis Of Assisi

Author by : St. Bonaventure
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Publisher by : TAN Books
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Description : "Francis, go and build up My house, which thou seest, is falling into ruin." To fulfill this command of Our Lord, St Francis of Assisi (1181-1226) began by restoring physical churches and continued by building up the spiritual Church in souls. Francis' humility, purity, and true joy inspired many to conversion and a deeper faith. Never ordained a priest, St. Francis nonetheless was a preacher and a miracle-worker of the first order - curing, prophesying, casting out devils, turning water into wine, and raising people frmo the dead. The Life of St Francis of Assisi by St Bonaventure conveys a picture of the Saint that renders an indelible impression of a man totally transformed by God.


The Little Flowers Of St Francis Of Assisi

Author by : Saint Francis (of Assisi)
Languange : en
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Little Flowers Of St Francis Of Assisi

Author by : Saint Francis of Assisi
Languange : en
Publisher by : Cosimo, Inc.
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Description : "St. Francis of Assisi's ecstatic embrace of a life of poverty revolutionized Christianity even as it transformed the ethics of the West. In this luminous, lively book, St. Francis's followers preserved his legend and those of his first disciples, combining stories of miracles with convincing -- and often slyly humourous -- portraits of men who were no less human for having been touched by God." [Back cover].


Writings Of Saint Francis Of Assisi

Author by : Saint Francis of Assisi
Languange : en
Publisher by : Aeterna Press
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Description : The writings of St. Francis may, as is obvious, be considered from more than one point of view. Premising this, we are afforded a clue to the difficulty which has led students of Franciscan sources to divide themselves into two camps as to the objective value of these writings. Indeed, one writer goes so far as to compare the attitude of modern scholars toward them to that of the “Spiritual” and Conventual Friars respectively in the first century of Franciscan history. Aeterna Press


St Francis Of Assisi And Nature

Author by : Roger D. Sorrell
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Publisher by : Oxford University Press
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Description : This book examines one aspect of the life and thought of Francis of Assisi, founder of the Franciscan monastic order. Contemporary interest in Francis has focused on his attitude toward nature. Sorrell argues persuasively that Francis' ideas can only be properly understood in their thirteenth-century context. Through close analysis of Francis' writings, Sorrell shows that many of Francis' beliefs concerning the proper relation of man to the natural world have their antecedents in scripture and in the medieval monastic tradition. Other Franciscan ideas and practices, however, appear entirely original; his nature mysticism, his concept of familial relationships with created things, his extension of Christian almsgiving to creatures. Sorrell insists, however, that only by seeing Francis in terms of the Western traditions in which he arose can we appreciate the true originality of this extraordinary figure, and the relevance of his thought to modern environmental concerns.


Life Of St Francis Of Assisi

Author by : Father Cuthbert (O.S.F.C.)
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Saint Francis Of Assisi

Author by : G.K. Chesterton
Languange : en
Publisher by : Wyatt North Publishing, LLC
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Description : Saint Francis of Assisi Francis is one of the most venerated religious figures in history. On March 13, 2013, upon his election as Pope, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina chose Francis as his papal name in honor of Saint Francis of Assisi, becoming Pope Francis. G.K. Chesterton is well known for his reasoned apologetics, and even some of those who disagree with him have recognized the universal appeal of such works as his biography on Saint Francis. Chesterton has been called the “prince of paradox.” Time magazine, in a review of a biography of Chesterton, observed of his writing style: “Whenever possible Chesterton made his points with popular sayings, proverbs, allegories—first carefully turning them inside out.”


St Francis Of Assisi And The Conversion Of The Muslims

Author by : Frank M. Rega
Languange : en
Publisher by : TAN Books
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Description : Describes in gripping detail St. Francis’ historic efforts to convert the Sultan of Egypt to the Catholic faith. Discusses St. Francis’ approach to ecumenism and the conversion of other religions to Catholicism. Also includes a comprehensive biography of St. Francis and his dynamic reform of the Church.


The Little Flowers Of St Francis Of Assisi

Author by : St. Francis of Assisi
Languange : en
Publisher by : Simon and Schuster
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Description : The Little Flowers Of Saint Francis Of Assisi ... Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.