The Cambridge Companion to Francis of Assisi Paperback

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The Cambridge Companion to Francis of Assisi

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Francis of Assisi (1181/82-1226) was one of the most vibrant and colourful personalities in the Middle Ages. The life of this remarkable reformer of the medieval Church was celebrated in art, drama, poetry, music, the new vernacular literature and architecture. His ideal was to enter into a restorative and enriching relationship with Jesus Christ, whom he wished to imitate in the most perfect manner, a direct and immediate goal which captured the contemporary imagination. This Companion explores the life of Francis of Assisi and his enduring legacy throughout the centuries. The first part concentrates on his life and works whilst the second explores the way in which his heritage influenced the apostolic activities of his followers in the century following his death. This book is a must-read for students and scholars of Church history, as well as medieval social and intellectual history.

The Cambridge Companion to Francis of Assisi by Michael J P Robson was published by Cambridge University Press in November 2011. The ISBN for The Cambridge Companion to Francis of Assisi is 9780521757829.

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Page last updated 8th December 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherCambridge University Press (November 2011)
Weight480g
Number of Pages326
Thickness19 mm
Height228 mm
Width152 mm
ISBN9780521757829
ISBN-100521757827
Product Code3958074
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