Francis of Assisi and His World

Francis of Assisi and His World

by Mark Galli
     
 

Mark Galli examines the life and influence of one of the most popular figures in the history of Christendom--Francis of Assisi, who rejected the violence of his age and corruption in the church to raise up a radical order of Christian witness.See more details below

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Mark Galli examines the life and influence of one of the most popular figures in the history of Christendom--Francis of Assisi, who rejected the violence of his age and corruption in the church to raise up a radical order of Christian witness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780830823543
Publisher:
InterVarsity Press
Publication date:
08/08/2002
Series:
IVP Histories
Pages:
190
Sales rank:
168,855
Product dimensions:
4.87(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. The Knight
2. The Hedonist
3. The Reformer
4. Little Brothers
5. The Order's Founding
6. The Earlier Rule
7. Clare
8. Beyond the Alps
9. Francis in Conflict, Order in Conflict
10. Imitation of Christ
11. Brother Sun
12. Sister Death
13. The Modern Medieval Man
Chronology
Suggestions for Further Reading
Index
Picture and Text Acknowledgements

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