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Wisdom From Franciscan Italy The

Author : David Torkington
ISBN : 9781846947414
Genre : Religion
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A modern life of St Francis with his unique vision for the contemporary world and revolutionary exposition of Christian spirituality.

Wisdom From The Christian Mystics How To Pray The Christian Way

Author : David Torkington
ISBN : 9781785357756
Genre : Religion
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When Quietism was condemned in 1687 it resulted in an antipathy, if not an open hostility to authentic mystical theology. This situation has lasted down to the present day and has been aggravated by many forms of counterfeit mysticism that are self-centred, not God-centred. The consequences have been disastrous. To restore the balance lost to Christian spirituality, the author returns to the profound mystical teaching that Jesus himself lived and handed on to the early Church through his disciples. His research has resulted in a book that details a practical daily spirituality for all, that mirrors that which was lived by our earliest Christian forebears. It emphasises the original balance between personal and communal prayer in such a way that our whole lives become the place where we continually offer our lives through Christ to the Father.

Wisdom From The Western Isles

Author : David Torkington
ISBN : 9781785350177
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When he loses his son and his wife in childbirth James is totally bereft. An introduction to a hermit gradually changes his life irrevocably. Although the Hermit turns out to be a Roman Catholic, James finds he can completely identify with his profound spirituality, precisely because it is so scriptural and drawn from the same Christian Masters who had originally inspired him.

The Wisdom Of St Francis And His Companions

Author : Stephen Clissold
ISBN : 0811207218
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Portrays the life, philosophy, and mission of St Francis and the original members of the Franciscan community in a collection of anecdotes and quotations from history and legend

Wisdom S Odyssey

Author : Peter A. Redpath
ISBN : 9042001801
Genre : Social Science
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This book establishes that the ancient Greeks had a prevailing method of doing philosophy which was rooted in philosophical realism. Through extensive historical and philosophical analysis, it demonstrates that this method was challenged in ancient times by an apocryphal notion of philosophy which eventually became confused with philosophical reasoning, and was passed on to posterity through the work of Christian theologians until it was called into question by leading thinkers of the thirteenth century. It shows how this thirteenth-century challenge influenced the growth of the Renaissance humanist movement and how this movement, in turn, passed on to modernity the same apocryphal notion of philosophy as a rhetorical theology of allegorical prefiguration.

The Poet S Wisdom

Author : Timothy Kircher
ISBN : 9789004146372
Genre : History
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The book explores the philosophical thinking of Petrarch and Boccaccio in contrast to the writings of contemporary mendicants. Examining both Latin and vernacular works, it investigates how these humanists poetically express the temporal, subjective, and emotional quality of moral sensibility, in a way that shifts to the reader the weight of discerning the ethical message. The book centers its analysis on a series of paradoxes pondered by these humanists: the self that changes yet persists over time; the awareness of self-deception; the individual's validation of authority; and the ethics of pleasure. This study is valuable to those interested in Renaissance philosophy, literature, religion, and the history of ideas.

The First Franciscan Woman

Author : Margaret Carney
ISBN : STANFORD:36105021688663
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"What would happen, " the author asks, "if we could place Clare within the framework of the history of the Friars Minor as it unfolded not only during the lifetime of Francis, but also in the years after his death, and also within the framework of the medieval women of central Italy in the late twelfth and early thirteenth centuries?" The author argues that "We must establish Clare in her rightful place as a threshold figure among medieval women of spirit. She was the first woman to write a Rule sanctioned with pontifical approval. She dared to synthesize the evangelical ideals of Francis, the new forms of urban female religiosity, and the best wisdom of the monastic tradition to create a new and enduring order in the Church.

The Franciscan Poets In Italy Of The Thirteenth Century

Author : Frédéric Ozanam
ISBN : UCAL:$B703670
Genre : Christian poetry, Italian
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A Documented History Of The Franciscan Order 1182 1517

Author : Raphael Mary Huber
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The Franciscan Annals And Monthly Bulletin Of The Third Order Of St Francis Afterw And Tertiary Record

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