Francis of Assisi as Artist of the Spiritual Life Book

Francis of Assisi as Artist of the Spiritual Life


  • Author : Andrew T. McCarthy
  • Publisher : University Press of America
  • Release Date : 2010-08-13
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 284
  • ISBN 10 : 9780761852513

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Francis of Assisi as Artist of the Spiritual Life Excerpt :

This book applies modern psychological understanding to a historical person. This work focuses on one aspect — Francis' imagination — and an analysis of Francis' writings builds on a survey of modern views of the imagination and the approach of Object Relations Theory.

Simple Peace Book

Simple Peace


  • Author : Bruce Davis
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2000-11-06
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 124
  • ISBN 10 : 1469771160

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Simple Peace Excerpt :

Simple Peace is a book of reflections on the spiritual life of St. Francis of Assisi. More than a story of the life of Francis, this book gives the inner life and developement of perhaps the worlds most famous saint. Simple Peace is printed in several languages and enjoyed by many pilgrims who want to know the heart and prayers of our most human saint-Francis of Assisi.

Finding Saint Francis in Literature and Art Book

Finding Saint Francis in Literature and Art


  • Author : C. Ho
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2009-08-03
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 209
  • ISBN 10 : 9780230623736

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Finding Saint Francis in Literature and Art Excerpt :

Contributors demonstrate how the tools of various intellectual disciplines can be used to examine what we now know about the story of Saint Francis in his own era and how that story has been appropriated in our period.

The Art of Life Book

The Art of Life


  • Author : René Maulde-La-Clavière
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1902
  • Genre: Conduct of life
  • Pages : 342
  • ISBN 10 : IND:30000130566163

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The Spiritual Language of Art Book
Score: 5
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The Spiritual Language of Art


  • Author : Steven F.H. Stowell
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2014-11-14
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 420
  • ISBN 10 : 9789004283923

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The Spiritual Language of Art Excerpt :

Analyzing the literature on art from the Italian Renaissance, The Spiritual Language of Art explores the complex relationship between visual art and spirituality by revealing that terms, concepts and metaphors derived from spiritual literature were consistently used to discuss art.

Florence and Her Art Book

Florence and Her Art


  • Author : Georg Biermann
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1912
  • Genre: ART
  • Pages : 83
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015031952735

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Florence and Her Art Excerpt :

Florence was a major hub for artists during the Italian Renaissance, including Michelangelo.

The Art of Spiritual Peacemaking Book

The Art of Spiritual Peacemaking


  • Author : James Twyman
  • Publisher : Findhorn Press
  • Release Date : 2012-06-01
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9781844093199

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The Art of Spiritual Peacemaking Excerpt :

A collection of sacred wisdom inspired by an encounter between James Twyman and Jeshua Ben Joseph, also known as Jesus, at Israel's Dead Sea in 2003.

The Pre Raphaelites Book

The Pre Raphaelites


  • Author : Inga Bryden
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Arts, English
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 0415187958

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The Pre Raphaelites Excerpt :

This unique collection demonstrates the profoundly interdisciplinary nature of Pre-Raphaelitism, and contains contains whole texts and key extracts from key Pre-Raphaelite figures such as William Morris, and from less well-known figures.

Franciscans in Sweden Book

Franciscans in Sweden


  • Author : Henrik Roelvink
  • Publisher : Uitgeverij Van Gorcum
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Christian art and symbolism
  • Pages : 202
  • ISBN 10 : 9023233778

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Chasing Francis Book
Score: 4
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Chasing Francis


  • Author : Ian Morgan Cron
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Release Date : 2013-05-07
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780310336709

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Chasing Francis Excerpt :

What happens when the pastor of a mega church loses his faith? Pastor Chase Falson has lost his faith in God, the Bible, evangelical Christianity, and his super-sized megachurch. When he falls apart, the church elders tell him to go away: as far away as possible. Join Chase on his life-changing journey to Italy where, with a curious group of Franciscan friars, he struggles to resolve his crisis of faith by retracing the footsteps of Francis of Assisi, a saint whose simple way of loving Jesus changed the history of the world. Read this riveting story and then begin your own life-changing journey through the pilgrim’s guide included in this powerful novel. Hidden in the past lies the future of the church When his elders tell him to take some time away from his church, broken pastor Chase Falson crosses the Atlantic to Italy to visit his uncle, a Franciscan priest. There he is introduced to the revolutionary teachings of Saint Francis of Assisi and finds an old, but new way of following Jesus that heals and inspires. Chase Falson’s spiritual discontent mirrors the feelings of a growing number of Christians who walk out of church asking, Is this all there is? They are weary of celebrity pastors, empty calorie teaching, and worship services where the emphasis is more on Lights, Camera, Action than on Father, Son, and Holy Spirit while the deepest questions of life remain unaddressed in a meaningful way. Bestselling author Ian Morgan Cron masterfully weaves lessons from the life of Saint Francis into the story of Chase Falson to explore the life of a saint who 800 years ago breathed new life into disillusioned Christians and a Church on the brink of collapse. Chasing Francis is a hopeful and moving story with profound implications for those who yearn for a more vital relationship with God and the world.

The Message of St  Francis Book

The Message of St Francis


  • Author : Maximilian Mizzi
  • Publisher : Ignatius Press
  • Release Date : 2003-07
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN 10 : 0898709857

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The Message of St Francis Excerpt :

Originally published: Frances Lincoln Ltd., 1998; first American ed., Harper, 1999.

Sacred Companions Book
Score: 4.5
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Sacred Companions


  • Author : David G. Benner
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release Date : 2004-07-23
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 083083270X

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Sacred Companions Excerpt :

We need companions on our spiritual journey. In this inviting guide, David G. Benner introduces readers to the riches of spiritual friendship and direction, explaining what they are and how they are practiced. Through prayerful, guided attunement to God's activity, sacred companions provide care for the soul, and Benner models the kind of traveling companion who can move us toward deeper intimacy with God.

A History of Christian Spirituality Book
Score: 5
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A History of Christian Spirituality


  • Author : Urban T. Holmes III
  • Publisher : Church Publishing, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2002-02
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 0819219142

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A History of Christian Spirituality Excerpt :

This modern classic explores the key concepts and people who have shaped our Christian spiritual heritage. At the time it was first published, the author wrote, “This book is the result of finding nothing to recommend to my students as an introduction to the wide variety and great richness of the Christian spiritual experience. The texts available are either too detailed, too unbalanced, or both.” This situation remains the same today, more than twenty years later. Now this concise and very readable introduction to Christian spirituality is available for a new generation of readers. Holmes begins with the Jewish antecedents, and proceeds through the New Testament period, monasticism, the Middle Ages, Byzantine spirituality, and the modern period. He ends his overview with key contemporary figures such as Simone Weil, Thomas Merton, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Brief bibliographies of the books written by each notable figure are included for those who wish to read more extensively. A History of Christian Spirituality is the perfect book for introductory classes at the M. Div. level, for diaconate programs, lay people or parish study classes of all Christian denominations, and for any reference collection. This is a unique and invaluable learning tool and reference for readers, students, or teachers who want a quick explanation of the significance of a person or idea, or who are interested in a broad overview of the entire field.

Canticle of the Sun Book
Score: 4
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Canticle of the Sun


  • Author : Saint Francis (of Assisi)
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN 10 : 1570629803

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Canticle of the Sun Excerpt :

A beloved prayer composed by Francis of Assisi in the last year of his life, this canticle is a hymn of joyful appreciation for the earth, sun, moon and all creatures. The words and characters are brought to life through the art of calligraphy.