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Author Vauchez, André.

Title Francis of Assisi : the life and afterlife of a medieval saint / André Vauchez ; translated by Michael F. Cusato.

Publication Info. New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, 2012.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  271.302 VAU    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Biography - MPLG-6  B FRA    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Biography - NSLY-11  B FRA    AVAILABLE
Edition First English edition.
Description xv, 398 pages : map ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Biographical sketch, 1182-1226 -- Francesco di Bernardone -- Brother Francis: a layman in the Christianity of the early thirteenth century -- Death and transfiguration of Francis, 1226-1253 -- Becoming Saint Francis, 1226-1230 -- Second death of Francis, 1230-1253 -- Images and myths of Francis of Assisi: from the Middle Ages to today -- Medieval interpretations of Francis: thirteenth to fourteenth centuries -- Francis between history and myth: sixteenth to twentieth centuries -- Originality of Francis and his charism -- Writings of Francis -- Experience of God -- New relationship to scripture: the spirit of the letter -- Francis, nature, and the world -- Francis and the church: the charism within the institution -- Gospel in the world: a transformation of religious anthropology -- Cultural mediator of a new religious sensibility -- Francis, prophet for his time ... or for ours? -- Testament of Francis of Assisi, september 1226.
Language Translated from the French.
Subject Francis, of Assisi, Saint, 1182-1226.
Christian saints -- Italy -- Assisi -- Biography.
Added Author Cusato, Michael F.
Added Title François d'Assise. English
ISBN 9780300178944 cloth alkaline paper
0300178948 cloth alkaline paper
9780300184921 cloth alkaline paper
0300184921 cloth alkaline paper

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