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Salvation: Scenes from the Life of St. Francis

By: Martin, Valerie

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf Inc: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002275

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... View more info

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The Road to Assisi the Essential Biography of St. Francis

By: Sabatier, Paul; Sweeney, Jon M. (edited with Introduction and Annotations)

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Brewster, MA, Paraclete Press: 2003

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 003360

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 Co... View more info