The Resource St. Francis of Assisi, G.K. Chesterton, (ebook)

St. Francis of Assisi, G.K. Chesterton, (ebook)

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St. Francis of Assisi
Title
St. Francis of Assisi
Statement of responsibility
G.K. Chesterton
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Saint Francis of Assisi
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Language
eng
Summary
The patron saint of animals, birds, and the environment, Francis of Assisi led the rediscovery of nature in the Christian West. This magnificent spiritual biography by the phenomenally popular G. K. Chesterton-a convert to Catholicism-chronicles the beloved saint's calling, his extraordinary life, and his influence in the Church. Its charm and wit will appeal to even the most secular-minded readers. How fitting that Francesco Bernardone was born just after the Dark Ages when the world was awakening. He started out as a colorful troubadour with a fondness for French poetry, extravagant with money . . . until the sight of a beggar seeking alms opened his eyes to a world beyond himself. The scene so moved him, he vowed to God that he would devote his life to the poor and embrace a life of simplicity. This sense of humility and generosity continues to call to each of us today. With great affection, Chesterton explores the life and times of St. Francis-his joyous devotion, his sense of compassion and love for all creation, his visions and miracles, his stigmata, and his band of followers that became the Franciscan Order. Praising this great and original man who became one of the most popular figures in Christendom, the author calls him "a poet whose whole life was a poem." Here is a stimulating read for Chesterton fans, Christian readers, and anyone looking for a burst of pure inspiration
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Midwest
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1874-1936
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Chesterton, G. K.
Dewey number
271/.302
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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An Image classic
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Francis
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adult
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St. Francis of Assisi, G.K. Chesterton, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486121215
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11602975
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remote
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11602975
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MWT11602975
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
St. Francis of Assisi, G.K. Chesterton, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486121215
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11602975
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11602975
System control number
MWT11602975
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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