The Life of St. Francis of Assisi

The Life of St. Francis of Assisi

by G.K. Chesterton

Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe) Publication Date: 03/06/2019


Saint Francis of Assisi founded the men's Order of Friars Minor, the women's Order of Saint Clare, the Third Order of Saint Francis and the Custody of the Holy Land. Francis is one of the most venerated religious figures in history. In Chesterton's portrayal St. Francis is a mysterious figure and a man of paradox. Putting him and his life into historical perspective, Chesterton describes why his asceticism was necessary for his cause and what drove him to his life.

Biography: religious & spiritual
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
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Musaicum Books
G.K. Chesterton

Widely known as the "Prince of Paradox," G.K. Chesterton was one of the most influential English writers and thinkers of the 20th century. Chesterton's prodigious talents embraced a wide range of subjects, from philosophy and religion to detective fiction and fantasy. And while his writings are light and whimsical, they are filled with direct and honest truths.

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