Friars launch a Social Media Fundraising Campaign to eliminate hunger.
The book is ninth in the series The Medieval Franciscans
, which explores discipline-specific topics.
Others include Capuchin and Conventual Franciscans
, who are not part of this restructuring process.
Unlike other religious orders, the Franciscans
initially attracted primarily lay, poor, and illiterate men, a constituency that clashed with the medieval idea of religious life.
The second section of the volume celebrates the legacy of the Franciscans
in Ireland by exploring a range of topics from historical and hagiographic writings to architecture, chalices, and missionary activities.
Articles discuss the ways that Franciscans
interpreted their own history and the involvement of the order in education and politics before turning to negative opinions of the order expressed by contemporaries.
The ten essays--and I suppose the editor purposefully chose this number, considering that the Heaven of the Sun begins in canto 10 of Paradiso--splendidly complement one another, creating a unified body of knowledge on the spiritual presence, teachings, and magisterium of Saint Francis and the Franciscans
guide the viewer through the history of St.
Francis and from third-order Franciscans
, "Following Francis" invites Christian readers to participate in the passion and joy that so characterized the manner and example in which Francis of Assisi followed the teachings and example of Jesus.
Her examination of Nahua confession manuals suggests that the Franciscans
failed to impose an unaltered ideology of "sin" and "self"; rather, their use of confession fostered the creation of a new, "hybrid" Nahua subject.
and Art Patronage in Late Medieval Italy.
The Syracuse Franciscans
told the Times they moved the grave due to "concerns about what might happen to [it] once there was no longer a convent on the island.
The law would take effect in January 2006, and law-abiding San Franciscans
would have 90 days to surrender their handguns --which is even stricter than in D.
David Burr's The Spiritual Franciscans
is an illuminating study of conflict within the Franciscan
order during the later Middle Ages.
There are, to be sure, non-baseball reasons for this World Series to lift the spirits of San Franciscans
, whose region is only just emerging from an economic slump heightened by a tourism bust.