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Francis of Assisi in His Own Words - Second Edition

The Essential Writings



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Francis of Assisi in His Own Words - Second Edition by Jon M Sweeney
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Sweeney has expanded his bestselling compilation, which includes the first Rule of Life, Rule for the Third Order, letters to friends and people in power, messages to all Franciscans, songs, praises, canticles, and final spiritual Testament, with six additional writings including "The Form of Life He Wished for Clare," "The Sermon to the Birds," and "The Source of True Joy." An expanded introduction and notes add historical and theological context.

Author Biography

Jon M. Sweeney's popular history, The Pope Who Quit, has been optioned by HBO. He's the author of two dozen other books including The Complete Francis of Assisi and When Saint Francis Saved the Church, winner of a 2015 award in history, and a new fiction series for children, The Pope's Cat.
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October 23rd, 2018
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United States
Paraclete Press (MA)
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