Poverty and Joy Paperback

The Franciscan Tradition

by William J. Short;

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Poverty and Joy

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William Short sums up the Franciscan tradition as ‘chaotic and intuitive, creative and affectionate, radical and obedient’, and shows it to be as appealing a way of life today as in the past. Focusing on the importance of the Franciscans’ founders, St Francis of Assisi and St Clare, the author offers us an historical introduction to the Order before illuminating their vision.

He reflects on the key themes of the Incarnation, poverty as a way to God, suffering and healing, and of creation – humanity and nature in harmony. This resourceful text illuminates a tradition that is refreshing, inspiring and diverse in its outlook, with much to teach us today.

Poverty and Joy by William J. Short was published by Darton Longman & Todd in May 1999 and is our 24917th best seller. The ISBN for Poverty and Joy is 9780232522693.

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Details for Poverty and Joy

Page last updated 10th October 2016
Author / Artist
Book Formatpaperback
PublisherDarton Longman & Todd (May 1999)
Number of Pages144
Thickness7 mm
Height216 mm
Width140 mm
Product Code33250
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