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Francis of Assisi the life and afterlife of a medieval saint /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Vauchez, André.
Corporate Authors: ProQuest Ebook Subscriptions., ProQuest (Firm)
Other Authors: Cusato, Michael F.
Format: Online Book
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2012.
Edition:1st English ed.
Online Access:Click to View
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Table of Contents:
  • Biographical sketch, 1182-1226
  • Francesco di Bernardone
  • Brother Francis: a layman in the Christianity of the early thirteenth century
  • Death and transfiguration of Francis, 1226-1253
  • Becoming Saint Francis, 1226-1230
  • Second death of Francis, 1230-1253
  • Images and myths of Francis of Assisi: from the Middle Ages to today
  • Medieval interpretations of Francis: thirteenth to fourteenth centuries
  • Francis between history and myth: sixteenth to twentieth centuries
  • Originality of Francis and his charism
  • Writings of Francis
  • Experience of God
  • New relationship to scripture: the spirit of the letter
  • Francis, nature, and the world
  • Francis and the church: the charism within the institution
  • Gospel in the world: a transformation of religious anthropology
  • Cultural mediator of a new religious sensibility
  • Francis, prophet for his time ... or for ours?
  • Testament of Francis of Assisi, september 1226.