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St. Francis of Assisi: A Biography

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published by Franciscan Media | Trade Paperback | 322 pages
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St. Francis of Assisi is one of the best-known and best-loved of all the saints. This classic work puts the him in the context of his historical setting and his spiritual influences. Inspired by a deep and simple love, Francis abandoned his fortune and chose to live simply. His love for Jesus Christ, his love for animals, and his love for nature continue to inspire many to this day. Stock #: B36608

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Peg Nieman
St Francis A Biography

Bought this for my 14 yr old grandson who chose St Francis as his confirmation name. Found it dry & very difficult to follow; therefore I didn’t give it to him. Not sure I will finish reading it myself.

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Audrey Ricard
easy to read

I read this biography 27 years ago during my time if initial formation prior to my Profession in the Secular Franciscan Order. Just recently, I passed along the book to my granddaughter who is starting to discern a vocation. I'm grateful that the book is still available so I was able to have this wonderful resource.

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Susan Longobucco-Hynes

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Frances Novotny Zetts

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Anna Ozorio
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Omer Englebert was born in Belgium in 1893 and died in Jerusalem in 1991. He entered the Order of Friars Minor in 1909 and was ordained a priest in 1924. A few years later he left the order to become a member of the diocesan clergy. He was a historian as well as a spiritual master and he sought to combine the best of the scholarship of his day with the spiritual and societal influences that formed St. Francis of Assisi. He succeeded in producing a classic story of the life of this well-loved saint.

Product Type:  Book

Item Number:  #B36608

ISBN:  9781616366087

Publication Date:  3/4/2013

BISAC:  RELIGION / Christianity / Catholic

Imprint:  Franciscan Media

Trim Size:  139.7 mm X 215.9 mm X 21.844 mm
(Approx. 5.5 in X 8.5 in X 0.83 in X )

Pages:  322

List Price:  $ 16.99