Francis of Assisi: The Life and Afterlife of a Medieval Saint

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In this towering work, Andre Vauchez draws on the vast body of scholarship on Francis of Assisi, emphasizing in particular the important research of the last 30 years. He creates a complete and engaging portrait of the saint, then explores how the memory of Francis was shaped by contemporaries who recollected him in their writings. Vauchez completes the book by setting "Poverello" in the context of his times, bringing to light what was new, surprising, even astonishing in the life and vision of this man. The first part of ...

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Francis of Assisi: The Life and Afterlife of a Medieval Saint
2013, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300198379

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Francis of Assisi: The Life and Afterlife of a Medieval Saint
2012, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300178944

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