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When Saint Francis Saved the Church

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Offers a surprising look at the world's most popular saint, showing how this beloved-but-often-mythologised character created a spiritual vision for the ages and may very well have rescued the Christian faith. Now in paperback, this new edition-called "a contemporary classic-in-the-making" by the National Catholic Reporter-includes study questions.Jon M Sweeney presents an intriguing portrait of St Francis of Assisi beyond the distorted myths and legends handed down over the centuries. Sweeney's portrait-called "part biography, part devotional . . . a rare combination of history and inspiration" by Patheos blogger Jack Levinson-reveals a saint who was an unpredictable puzzle. Sweeney outlines Francis's revolutionary approach to friendship, people at the margins, poverty, spirituality, care (for people, creatures, and the natural world), and death. Sweeney also ties in the link between Pope Francis and his namesake. Offers a surprising look at the world's most popular saint, showing how this beloved-but-often-mythologised character created a spiritual vision for the ages and may very well have rescued the Christian faith. Now in paperback, this new edition-called "a contemporary classic-in-the-making" by the National Catholic Reporter-includes study questions.Jon M Sweeney presents an intriguing portrait of St Francis of Assisi beyond the distorted myths and legends handed down over the centuries. Sweeney's portrait-called "part biography, part devotional . . . a rare combination of history and inspiration" by Patheos blogger Jack Levinson-reveals a saint who was an unpredictable puzzle. Sweeney outlines Francis's revolutionary approach to friendship, people at the margins, poverty, spirituality, care (for people, creatures, and the natural world), and death. Sweeney also ties in the link between Pope Francis and his namesake.

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Author(s):
Sweeney, Jon M.
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
2015
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1594716463
ISBN-13:
9781594716461
Number of pages:
181
Publisher:
Ave Maria Press
Title:
When Saint Francis Saved the Church

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Offers a surprising look at the world's most popular saint, showing how this beloved-but-often-mythologised character created a spiritual vision for the ages and may very well have rescued the Christian faith. Now in paperback, this new edition-called "a contemporary classic-in-the-making" by the National Catholic Reporter-includes study questions.Jon M Sweeney presents an intriguing portrait of St Francis of Assisi beyond the distorted myths and legends handed down over the centuries. Sweeney's portrait-called "part biography, part devotional . . . a rare combination of history and inspiration" by Patheos blogger Jack Levinson-reveals a saint who was an unpredictable puzzle. Sweeney outlines Francis's revolutionary approach to friendship, people at the margins, poverty, spirituality, care (for people, creatures, and the natural world), and death. Sweeney also ties in the link between Pope Francis and his namesake. Offers a surprising look at the world's most popular saint, showing how this beloved-but-often-mythologised character created a spiritual vision for the ages and may very well have rescued the Christian faith. Now in paperback, this new edition-called "a contemporary classic-in-the-making" by the National Catholic Reporter-includes study questions.Jon M Sweeney presents an intriguing portrait of St Francis of Assisi beyond the distorted myths and legends handed down over the centuries. Sweeney's portrait-called "part biography, part devotional . . . a rare combination of history and inspiration" by Patheos blogger Jack Levinson-reveals a saint who was an unpredictable puzzle. Sweeney outlines Francis's revolutionary approach to friendship, people at the margins, poverty, spirituality, care (for people, creatures, and the natural world), and death. Sweeney also ties in the link between Pope Francis and his namesake.

Condition: As new

Author(s):
Sweeney, Jon M.
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
2015
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1594716463
ISBN-13:
9781594716461
Number of pages:
181
Publisher:
Ave Maria Press
Title:
When Saint Francis Saved the Church

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