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1 Martin, Valerie Salvation: Scenes from the Life of St. Francis
0375409831 / 9780375409837; NEW - Inspired by the fresco cycles that depict the life of St. Francis of Assisi, Valerie Martin tells the life of Francesco di Pietro Bernadone in a series of vividly realized "panels" of moments both ordinary and crucial: On the road, in the company of friends, alone in his meditations. She draws from myriad sources, including Francesco's own words, and has arranged these scenes thematically, in the manner of the early hagiographies, moving roughly backward in time. Salvation is at once a window into a medieval world whose physicality and purity have never been rendered with such visceral power, and a dazzlingly original portrait of the man whose legend has resonated through the centuries. Includes a bibliography and endnotes. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Alfred A Knopf Inc
New York, 2001, First Edition
Hardcover
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002275; 
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The Road to Assisi the Essential Biography of St. Francis, Sabatier, Paul; Sweeney, Jon M. (edited with Introduction and Annotations)
2 Sabatier, Paul; Sweeney, Jon M. (edited with Introduction and Annotations) The Road to Assisi the Essential Biography of St. Francis
Paul Sabatier (1858 - 1928) , A French Protestant And The First Modern Biographer Of St. Francis, Sought To Find The Man Beneath The Layers Of Myth And Legend. Sabatier Portrayed A Fully Human Francis, Much Like Each Of Us In Our Awkwardness, Insecurities, And Fear, But Also A Gentle Mystic And Passionate Reformer Who Desired To Live As Jesus Taught His Disciples. "Sabatier's 19Th-Century Biography Still Reads Like The Classic It Is. Jon Sweeney's Comments Clarify Confusions And Update Things To The 21St Century. Once Could Hardly Ask For A Better Combination To Introduce Francis To A Larger Public. " Mark Galli, Author Of Francis And His World.; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Paraclete Press
Brewster, MA, 2003, Third Printing
Hardcover
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003360; 
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