The Wisdom Of Saint Francis

The Wisdom Of Saint Francis[Read] ➳ The Wisdom Of Saint Francis Author Francis of Assisi – Heartforum.co.uk St Francis of Assisi is probably the best loved of all the mystics of the Christian tradition his vision of God s goodness and richness embraced not only humanity but the whole of creation, and he exp St Francis of Assisi is probably Of Saint Epub Ý the best loved of all the mystics of the Christian tradition his vision of God s goodness and richness embraced not only humanity but the whole of creation, and he expressed this vision in poems of The Wisdom Epub / powerful simplicity.

Saint Francis of Assisi Of Saint Epub Ý was a Roman Catholic friar and the founder of the Order of Friars Minor,commonly known as the Franciscans To most people there is a fascinating inconsistency in the position of Saint Francis He expressed in loftier The Wisdom Epub / and bolder language than any earthly thinker the conception that laughter is as divine as tears He called his monks the mountebanks of God He never forgot to take pleasure in a bird as it flashed past him, or a drop of water Wisdom Of Saint PDF/EPUB ½ as it fell from his finger he was, perhaps, the happiest of the sons of men Yet this man undoubtedly founded his whole polity on the negation of what we think the most imperious necessities in his three vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, he denied to himself and those he loved most, property, love, and liberty Why was it that the most large hearted and poetic spirits in that age found their most congenial atmosphere in these awful renunciations Why did he who loved where all men were blind, seek to blind himself where all men loved Why was he a monk and not a troubadour These questions are far too large to be answered fully here, but in any life of Francis they ought at least to have been asked we have a suspicion that if they were answered we should suddenly find that much of the enigma of this sullen time of ours was answered also GK Chesterton.

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  • Hardcover
  • 48 pages
  • The Wisdom Of Saint Francis
  • Francis of Assisi
  • English
  • 03 September 2019
  • 0802838537

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