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The Life Of St Francis Of Assisi

Author : St. Bonaventure
ISBN : 9780895559142
Genre : Religion
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"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.
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Saint Francis Of Assisi

Author : Gilbert Keith Chesterton
ISBN : 9781598562828
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A biography of St. Francis of Assisi that highlights his contradictions, showing his affinity for animals and his love for nature, art, and the world of the senses alongside his vow of chastity, life of poverty, and devotion to the Church.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Life Of St Francis Of Assisi

Author : Father Cuthbert (O.S.F.C.)
ISBN : UCAL:B3477660
Genre : Animals, Legends and stories of
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Life Of St Francis Of Assisi

Author : Paul Sabatier
ISBN : 9781602064034
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"First published in 1894, with the first English-language edition appearing in 1906, this was the first modern biography of Saint Francis of Assisi, the 13th-century Roman Catholic monk and founder of the Order of Friars Minor, known as the Franciscans. A bestseller in its time, and ultimately translated into 55 languages, this lovely workby French clergyman, historian, and theologian PAUL SABATIER (18581928)tells the story of the monks life in clear, sympathetic language, from his youth and conversion to his suffering of stigmata in later years, with a special emphasis on his kind heart and the love of nature and animals that has made him beloved to Christians. Readers of history, biography, and religious literature will enjoy this lovely book."
Category: Biography & Autobiography

My God And My All

Author : Elizabeth Goudge
ISBN : 0874866782
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The captivating story of the world's favorite saint is now retold for a modern audience by one of the great novelists of our time. Perhaps more than any other figure in Christian history since Jesus Christ, Saint Francis of Assisi has captured our imagination, for his is a story of extreme self-sacrifice, of love to God and man. How could this wealthy, handsome youth cast away all the advantages that were his by birth and choose instead a career of poverty and humility? How could he attract members of all strata of society to his mission? And how, when his order became established throughout Europe, could he renounce great personal power and humbly continue his life's work? Here is Francis, from his twelfth-century boyhood to his life as a missionary roaming the very boundaries of the known world. Here too are the men and women who followed him--Bernard de Quintavalle, the rich businessman; Peter Cathanii, the lawyer; Brother Giles, the farmer's son; Lady Clare; and so many others--all drawn together by the personal magnetism and humble faith of their leader, all re-created by bestselling novelist Elizabeth Goudge against a rich medieval canvas.
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Studying The Life Of Saint Francis Of Assisi

Author : William R. Hugo
ISBN : 9781565483972
Genre : Religion
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William Hugo has ministered in initial formation since 1980 and taught the life of Francis of Assisi for over twenty-six years to Capuchins at various levels of formation and to Secular Franciscans. He was editor of "The New Round Table, " a journal of Capuchin spirituality and history, for seven years and is currently the Provincial Director of Initial Formation and Director of Postulants for the Midwest Capuchins.
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St Francis Of Assisi

Author : Jon M. Sweeney
ISBN : 9781250209665
Genre : Religion
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An introduction to St. Francis's life and his most profound teachings of faith St. Francis of Assisi is one of the most venerated Christian figures, and his profound teachings, deep love of nature, and commitment to simplicity have resonated with generations of followers. St. Francis of Assisi, the latest title in the Essential Wisdom Library, offers a simple and universal introduction to Francis’s life, his key teachings, and the spiritual practices that enriched his faith and the lives of those who follow his legacy. Author Jon M. Sweeney, one of the most popular Francis interpreters, introduces the iconic Christian as a man of his time and as one whose wisdom transcends eras. Beginning with a timeline of the saint’s life, St. Francis of Assisi includes the teachings that made Francis such a unique and powerful figure. His words apply to a diverse set of situations—from advice for people in positions of power, to teachings on gratitude, and the Rule of Life which governed every facet of life for Franciscans. The book concludes with explanations of some of his most powerful practices, which can offer wisdom and insight for our own lives. St. Francis emphasized the importance of living a simple, truthful life, making his spiritual practices just as impactful and relevant in the modern day as they were centuries ago. St. Francis of Assisi is the perfect guide for anyone looking to learn more about the saint or hoping to incorporate his wisdom into their own spiritual lives.
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Messages From Assisi

Author : Father Kevin J. Haines
ISBN : 9781546240938
Genre : Religion
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St. Francis of Assisi has been an amazing voice of holiness in the Catholic Church for centuries now. His Life, his teaching, and his example have inspired thousands of people and helped them to live out their Christian Faith! What does this popular Saint have to say to all of us at the beginning of the Third Millenium, nearly 800 years after his death? The answers to that question provide a great framework for all of us to re-examine and re-think our lives, our Faith, and our priorities, in light of this holy little man from Assisi! St. Francis words and example are more appropriate today than ever! His messages to us can bring us more peace, and more contentment, and more joy, than we can possibly begin to imagine! Listen to these messages!
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Saint Francis Of Assisi

Author : Robert Francis Kennedy
ISBN : PSU:000056190007
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Tells the story of the man who became one of the most famous saints in the world, from his fun-loving youth through his career as a soldier to the years he spent serving God.
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Francis Of Assisi The Saint Early Documents Vol 1

Author : Regis J. Armstrong
ISBN : 9781565481107
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Book one of this monumental series presents new translations of texts about Francis in the early Franciscan tradition, some available in English for the first time.
Category: Biography & Autobiography