Religion

The Complete Writings of St. Francis of Assisi

Author: St. Francis of Assisi

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN:

Category: Religion

Page: 346

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The Complete Writings of St. Francis Assisi is the only book on the market to include the original writings of St. Francis, his own work, The Little Flowers of St. Francis and a extensive biography of the life and achievements of St. Francis. St. Francis was an extraordinary writer and poet whose writings are sure to move the young and seasoned writer on topics such as life, love, the environment, animals all while keeping a close walk with your creator.
Religion

Francis and Clare

Author: Francisco de Asís (Santo, ()

Publisher: Paulist Press

ISBN:

Category: Religion

Page: 256

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Francis (c. 1182-1226) and Clare (c. 1193-1254) together shaped the spirituality of early 13th-century Europe. Here for the first time in English are their complete writings, brought together in one volume.
Biography & Autobiography

Francis of Assisi

Author: Regis J. Armstrong

Publisher: New City Press

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 824

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This three-volume project produces a translation of the extant texts of the thirteenth, fourteenth and fifteenth centuries that present the life and writings of Francis of Assisi. It 1) provides a new and more complete publication of the early Franciscan critical texts that offer fresh translations in light of the scholarship of the past three decades; 2) provides a more manageable and accessible edition of the Franciscan texts in several volumes; 3) presents scholarly introductions, critical apparatus, and annotations to give readers biblical, historical, sociological, hagiographical, spiritual and pastoral perspectives; 4) situates the Franciscan texts within the Christian tradition and context of their day. The texts chosen represent the most important sources for studying the life and vision of Francis. The Founder includes The Anonymous of Perugia, The Legend of the Three Companions, The Assisi Compilation, The Desire of the Remembrance of a Soul by Thomas of Celano, An Umbrian Choir Legend, The Treatise on the Miracles of Saint Francis by Thomas of Celano, The Encyclical Letter of Brother Elias, The Major and Minor Legends of Bonaventure of Bagnoregno, the Sermons of Bonaventure of Bagnoregio, Related Documens. Also included are helpful introductions to each section, colored maps, extensive annotation.
Biography & Autobiography

Francis of Assisi - The Saint: Early Documents, vol. 1

Author: Regis J. Armstrong

Publisher: New City Press

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 640

View: 855

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.
Biography & Autobiography

The Complete Francis of Assisi

Author: Jon M. Sweeney

Publisher: Paraclete Press

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 416

View: 455

There are many editions of the writings of St. Francis, and biographies about him, but here in one volume are both, plus the complete text of the late medieval work, The Little Flowers, which did more to establish the legend of the man than any other work. This "Paraclete Giants" edition includes the complete Road to Assisi, Paul Sabatier's ground-breaking and foundational biography of the saint, first published in French in 1894 and re-issued and expanded in 2002; the complete Francis in His Own Words: The Essential Writings; and The Little Flowers, thus offering the best introduction to St. Francis yet available between two covers. Other Paraclete Giants include The Complete Julian of Norwich and The Complete Introduction to the Devout Life, both translated and introduced by Fr. John-Julian, OJN.
Christian saints

Francis of Assisi: The prophet

Author: Regis J. Armstrong

Publisher: New City Press

ISBN:

Category: Christian saints

Page: 880

View: 378

Volume 3 in this monumental series presents new translations of texts about Francis in the early Franciscan tradition, some available in English for the first time.
Religion

The Franciscan Tradition

Author: Regis J. Armstrong

Publisher: Liturgical Press

ISBN:

Category: Religion

Page: 216

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Saint Francis of Assisi is one of the most beloved saints. His commitment to God's will, his yearning to embrace poverty, and his attentiveness to the Spirit's presence in his life continue to inspire Christians and non-Christians alike. The Franciscan Tradition highlights some of the most influential people in Franciscan history. Using the writings of men and women from the First, Second, and Third Orders, this volume shows the breadth and depth of the Franciscan way of life. Presented here are saints and martyrs, contemplatives and preachers, theologians and reformers. They heeded God's call, found hope in Francis' mission, and now provide wisdom for those who seek to follow God. Regis J. Armstrong, OFM Cap, is a world-renowned expert on Saint Francis of Assisi and Saint Clare of Assisi. In addition to translating and editing Francis and Clare: The Complete Works and three editions of Clare of Assisi: Early Documents, he was editor-in-chief of the four-volumeFrancis of Assisi: Early Documents and has written St. Francis of Assisi: Writings for a Gospel Life, True Joy. Armstrong is The John C. and Gertrude P. Hubbard Professor of Religious Studies at the Catholic University of America. Ingrid J. Peterson, OSF, is an adjunct faculty member of the Franciscan Institute, Saint Bonaventure University, and has been an English professor at the College of Saint Teresa and Quincy University. She is a Sister of Saint Francis from Rochester, Minnesota. Peterson is the author of Clare of Assisi: A Biographical Study and coauthor of Praying With Clare of Assisi. In 2000 the Franciscan Institute awarded her the Franciscan medal for Outstanding Contribution to Scholarship in Franciscan Studies. She is the first woman to receive this honor.
Religion

Francis of Assisi in His Own Words

Author: Saint Francis (of Assisi)

Publisher: Paraclete Press (MA)

ISBN:

Category: Religion

Page: 112

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"Sweeney has compiled all of the writings of St. Francis that we are most certain come from Francis himself. An introduction and explanatory notes throughout the book help to put the writings into historical and theological context"--
History

The Cambridge Companion to Francis of Assisi

Author: Michael J. P. Robson

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 305

View: 920

Looks at the life of Francis of Assisi and explores how his heritage influenced the apostolic activities of his followers.