Results for Francis, of Assisi, Saint, 1182-1226.
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271.302 R
Descript.
xxii, 294 pages ; 20 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
Something old and something new -- What do we mean by "mysticism"? -- A happy run downward: the inner authority of those who have suffered -- Living on the edge of the inside: simplicity and justice -- Home base: nature and the road -- Contemplation: a different way of knowing -- An alternative orthodoxy: paying attention to different things -- The Franciscan genius: the integration of the negative -- Lightness of heart and firmness of foot: the integration of feminine and masculine -- The legacy of Clare: living the life at depth -- Entering the world of another: Francis and the Sultan of Egypt -- Bonaventure: to yield to love is to return to the source -- John Duns Scotus: anything but a dunce -- Francis: a natural spiritual genius -- Appendix I. A dynamic unity between Jesus of Nazareth and the cosmic Christ -- Appendix II. Is God a person? The Franciscan view of the nature of the divine -- Appendix III. How are things "caused"?
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ISBN/ISSN
9781616367015
1616367016
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J B FRANCIS
Descript.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 27 x 29 cm.
Subject
ISBN/ISSN
9781937786045 (hbk. : alk. paper)
1937786048 (hbk. : alk. paper)
Call #
B FRANCIS
Descript.
x, 299 p. : map ; 25 cm.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-291) and index.
Summary
In this authoritative and engaging new biography, Augustine Thompson, O.P., sifts through the surviving evidence for the life of Francis using modern historical methods. The result is a complex yet sympathetic portrait of the man and the saint.
Contents
The life. "When I was in my sins," 1181-1205 ; The penitent from Assisi, 1206-1209 ; The primitive fraternity, 1209-1215 ; Expansion and consolidation, 1216-1220 ; Francis returns home, 1220-1221 ; Rules and retirement, 1221-1223 ; The way of the cross, 1223-1225 ; From penitent to saint, 1225-1226 -- II Sources and debates.
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ISBN/ISSN
9780801450709 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801450705 (cloth : alk. paper)
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