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Francis - a Saints Way

James Cowan

Francis - a Saints Way

James Cowan

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This text relives some of St Francis's experiences and tries to understand the complexity of history's popular Saint.;James Cowan lived in Italy for three years walking in the footsteps of Francis, following his journeys, breathing his air and sleeping in his caves and grottoes. He discovered a man who, in a sense, de-institutionalized the medieval Church, who represented a mystical Christian tradition and stood up to leaders and theologians and all the great citadels of monastic influence.;This attempt to enter the spirit of Francis is also a celebration of Italy and its ability to inspire imagination.

- Publisher James Cowan lived in Italy for 3 years walking in the footsteps of Saint Francis and sleeping in his caves and grottoes. This book recalls his discoveries, arguing that, in a sense, Francis de-institutionalised the medieval Church.

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This text relives some of St Francis's experiences and tries to understand the complexity of history's popular Saint.;James Cowan lived in Italy for three years walking in the footsteps of Francis, following his journeys, breathing his air and sleeping in his caves and grottoes. He discovered a man who, in a sense, de-institutionalized the medieval Church, who represented a mystical Christian tradition and stood up to leaders and theologians and all the great citadels of monastic influence.;This attempt to enter the spirit of Francis is also a celebration of Italy and its ability to inspire imagination.
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James Cowan lived in Italy for 3 years walking in the footsteps of Saint Francis and sleeping in his caves and grottoes. This book recalls his discoveries, arguing that, in a sense, Francis de-institutionalised the medieval Church.
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  • Catalogue Code 176443
  • Product Code 0340786442
  • EAN 9780340786444
  • Pages 208
  • Department General Books
  • Category Biography
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
  • Publication Date May 2002
  • Dimensions 197 x 129 x 13 mm
  • Weight 0.140kg

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