Gospel Chivalry: Franciscan Romanticism

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Gracewing Publishing, 2006 - Religion - 169 pages
"In this book, Br Mark, himself a Capuchin friar, shows how St. Francis came to reinvent chivalry as a spiritual code, a particular legacy to his Order of Friars Minor."--BOOK JACKET.
 

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An excellent look at St Francis of Assisi and his turn from fighting knighthood to Gospel Chivalry. Not just a biography of the little saint, but a true dialogue of his view of Lady Poverty, the ... Read full review

Contents

The Components of Chivalry
13
Dream and Reality
25
Aristocratic Propaganda
35
The Tryst with Poverty
41
The Redemption of Chivalry
51
The Mystical Spouse
59
Heralds of the Kingdom
67
Minstrels of God
74
Paladins of Folly
82
Chapter
91
Chapter
123
20
153
Bibliography
164
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