St. Francis of Assisi A biography

Omer Englebert, 1893-1991

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Published
Cincinnati, Ohio : Servant Books, an imprint of Franciscan Media 2013.
Edition
Second English Edition / revised and augmented by Ignatius Brady, O.F.M., and Raphael Brown
Language
English
French
Item Description
Originally published: Chicago : Franciscan Herald Press, 1966.
Translation by Eve Marie Cooper
Includes index.
Physical Description
xi, 322 pages ; 22 cm
ISBN
9781616366087
1616366087
Main Author
Omer Englebert, 1893-1991 (-)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

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.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

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.This version has been redesigned for a modern audience who wish to continue to connect to this simple man of Assisi.