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Life of St. Francis of Assisi (Dodo Press)

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Published by Dodo Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Saints & hagiography,
  • Religious,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Religious,
  • Christian saints,
  • Italy,
  • Biography / Autobiography

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLouise Seymour Houghton (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages440
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11677233M
    ISBN 101406542520
    ISBN 109781406542523
    OCLC/WorldCa166368749


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Life of St. Francis of Assisi (Dodo Press) by Paul Sabatier Download PDF EPUB FB2

Paul Life of St. Francis of Assisi book Life of St. Francis of Assisi is considered the first 'modern' biography of this great universally beloved saint. It is richly poetical, mystical, and reverential without being sentimental or effusive.

A beautiful simple meditation full of insight into Francis' conman humanity, it does not transform him into a remote icon of devotion.4/5(74).

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.

This is the original TAN edition now with updated typesetting, fresh new cover, new size and quality binding, and the same trusted content/5(16). The author writes a very thorough biography of St. Francis. At times the author is critical of the Catholic Church's treatment of St.

Francis, and an extensive review of the sources at the end of the work (some 15% of the work if you read it on a Kindle), becomes a bit burdensome if you continue to read/5.

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Francis of Assisi is a very strange personage of the Catholic Church, but with a great love for what he was doing. He has been living in poverty and have passion for theatrical performances. He wasn't really a nature lover, but what he had been done was teaching his followers the meaning to love God but through what He by: St.

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My God and My All: The Life of Saint Francis of Assisi is written as a story by the novelist Elizabeth Goudge who was a New York Times best selling author. Sometimes religious history books can be a bit dry and difficult to follow at least that has been my experience/5.

In this towering work, André Vauchez draws on the vast body of scholarship on Francis of Assisi produced over the past forty years as well on as his own expertise in medieval hagiography to tell the most comprehensive and authoritative version of Franciss life /5.

This book is a relic and not for everyone, but it is a work of love from St. Bonaventure who adored St. Francis of Assissi (he was said to have been cured of illness when he was a child by St. Francis and joined the Franciscan order as an adult).4/5. A book about a saint written by another saint.

How can I dislike this book. I have always been fascinated by St. Francis of Assisi. Well, prior to this book, the little that I knew about him are due to his images in the Church like the one feeding pigeons and the beautiful song "Prayer of St.

Francis of Assisi" that pleads about making oneself an instrument of Thy peace.4/5. Paul Sabatier's Life of St. Francis of Assisi is considered the first 'modern' biography of this great universally beloved saint.

It is richly poetical, mystical, and reverential without being sentimental or /5(61). Written shortly after his death, this is the Franciscans' official biography of their great founder.

His unusual vocation, life, miracles and greatness--all are portrayed briefly, with love and honesty. Learn about the founder of one of the largest religious orders in the world.4/5(2).

"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 () began by restoring physical churches and continued by building up the spiritual Church in souls.

Francis' humility, purity, and 5/5. Life of Saint Francis Saint Francis was born in Assisi (Italy) in After squandering his youth away in having excessive fun, he converted, renounced his inheritance, and he offered himself totally to God.

He embraced poverty, and lived an evangelical life, preaching to everyone about the love of God. Francis renounced worldly goods and family ties to embrace a life of poverty.

He repaired the church of San Damiano, refurbished a chapel dedicated to St. Peter the Apostle, and then restored the now-famous little chapel of St. Mary of the Angels (Santa Maria degli Angeli), the Porziuncola, on the plain belowon the feast of St.

Matthias, Februhe listened at mass to. From St. Bonaventure's 13th century "Legenda Sancti Francisci" Cardinal Henry Manning translated into English the "Life of St.

Francis" (). The current edition is a page paperback. Fifteen chapters, over pages, present Francis' life, ministry, humility, poverty, piety and fervor.5/5(5). THE LIFE OF SAINT FRANCIS OF ASSISI. Saint Bonaventure. Translated by E. Gurney Salter. by E.P. Dutton, New York, US.

This work is published for the greater Glory of Jesus Christ through His most Holy Mother Mary and for the sanctification of the militant Church and her members. ecatholiccom/bonaventure/assisi/ Peace.

Life of St. Francis of Assisi Alternate Title: Life of Saint Francis of Assisi Language: English: LoC Class: BX: Philosophy, Psychology, Religion: Christianity: Churches, Church movements: Subject: Christian saints -- Biography audio books by Jane Austen.

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 in God and by God. TAN CLASSIC; : Ebook. This book is the best biography of St Francis there is, written by a scholar.

There are some pages missing in this particular copy. There are other online copies. Selected pages. Page Page Page Life of St. Francis of Assisi Father Cuthbert (O.S.F.C.) Full view - Reviews: 1.

We find in him not merely noble actions, we find in him a life in the true meaning of the word; I mean, we feel in him both development and struggle. -from the Introduction One of the first, and most complete, and well-beloved biographies of St. Francis, Sabatier's book is once again available in this affordable edition from the Apocryphile : Brian Westland.

Reluctant saint: the life of Francis of Assisi User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Spoto is a sometime teacher of theology and a biographer of Alfred Hitchcock, Lawrence Olivier, Tennessee Williams, and Ingrid Bergman.

In this life of Francis of Assisi, 5/5(2). "First published inwith the first English-language edition appearing inthis 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.

The vision embraced by the community of learners that became Saint Francis College (now Saint Francis University) originated over years ago in the person and the dream of the Poverello, Francis of Assisi, who delighted in calling himself the Troubadour, the story teller, of the Great King.

An introduction to St. Francis's life and his most profound teachings of faith. 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.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sabatier, Paul, Life of St. Francis of Assisi. New York, C. Scribner's Sons, (OCoLC)   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Rediscovered Life of St.

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Saint Francis of Assisi abandoned a life of luxury for a life devoted to Christianity after reportedly hearing the voice of God, who commanded him. Author Paul Sabatier.

Francis of Assisi is pre-eminently the saint of the Middle Ages. He divined the superiority of the spiritual priesthood. Pope Gregory IX canonized Francis on 16 July Along with Saint Catherine of Siena, he was designated Patron saint of Rating: % positive.

Page - Praised be my Lord for our mother the earth, the which doth sustain us and keep us, and bringeth forth divers fruits, and flowers of many colours, and grass. " Praised be my Lord for all those who pardon one another for his love's sake, and who endure weakness and tribulation ; blessed are they who peaceably shall endure ; for thou, O most Highest, shalt give them a crown.

Women also were fascinated by Francis's message, and when Francis received a rich young women of Assisi named Clare, the Second Order of Franciscans was founded, also known as Poor Clares.

Saint Francis of Assisi: A Biography Johannes JORGENSEN ( - ), translated by Thomas O'Conor SLOANE ( - ) Born to a prosperous cloth merchant of Assisi, Francis () lived.

Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sabatier, Paul, Life of St. Francis of Assisi. New York: Scribner, 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.

This is the original TAN edition now with updated typesetting, fresh new cover, new size and quality binding, and the same trusted : Get this from a library.

Life of St. Francis of Assisi. [Cuthbert, Father O.S.F.C.]. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sabatier, Paul, Life of St.

Francis of Assisi. New York, C. Scribner's Sons,[©]. Life of St. Francis of Assisi. New York, C. Scribner's Sons, [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Francis, of Assisi Saint; Francis, of Assisi Saint: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Paul Sabatier; Louise Seymour Houghton.

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. This is the original TAN edition now with updated typesetting, fresh new cover, new size and quality binding, and the same trusted content.4/5().

Background on St. Francis: Francis was born about to a merchant family in Assisi, Italy, and initially seemed destined for an ordinary r, in his early twenties he experienced a religious conversion which took him in a new direction.

He began to give away his property and spend his time repairing churches in disrepair. "Francis, go and build up My house, which as thou seest, is falling into ruin." To fulfill this command of Our Lord, St.

Francis of Assisi (c. ) began by restoring physical churches and continued by building up the spiritual Church. Francis' humility, purity, and true joy inspired many men and women to conversion and a deeper faith.4/5().Francis of Assisi is, after Mary of Nazareth, the greatest saint in the Christian calendar, and one of the most influential men in the whole of human history.

By universal acclaim, this biography by G. K. Chesterton is considered the best appreciation of Francis's life--the one that gets to the heart of the matter. For Chesterton, Francis is a great paradoxical figure, a man who loved women 5/5(4).Named Person: Francis, of Assisi Saint; Francis, of Assisi Saint: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Cuthbert, Father O.S.F.C.