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a Roman Catholic friar wearing the grey habit of the Franciscan order

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Rohr says that he himself is "formed by twentieth-century American culture, for good or for ill, by Catholic theology, for good or for ill, and by the wisdom traditions of Native and world religions -- especially Franciscanism, which has largely been for the good.
They are thinking above all of the Europe of tomorrow," Eco writes, however, "those who want the clause remind us that secularism is a recent European acquisition, a legacy of the French Revolution: nothing to do with roots sunk deep in monasticism or Franciscanism.
The service component was arranged by each professor with cooperating agencies that offered opportunities for service to the poor and marginalized in the tradition of Franciscanism.
investigates Clare's (1194-1253) ambiguous position in the development of female Franciscanism, caught between reports that Francis was hostile to women general and particularly to the idea of women Franciscans, and the persistent tradition that she was his partner in founding the Second Order.
Jose Sebastiao da Silva Dias refers to the presence of Capuchins or reformed Franciscans in Portugal, attempting to recover the poverty, humility, penances and mystical elevation characteristic of the beginnings of Franciscanism, since the first years of the sixteenth century.
Dunbar's knowledge of Franciscanism has not gone unnoticed by scholars.
Unquestionably he deeply admired the religious ideal of disengagement from the world, the espousal of poverty, and the doctrine of the transcendence of charity at the heart of ideal Franciscanism, as indeed of Christianity in pristino statu.
Chapter 2, which examines, as the title states, "Codicological evidence for Joachite Franciscanism and Censorship in England before and after Wyclif" is a brilliant case in point.
Whether delineating heaven or hell Dante appears to have done so under the influence of Franciscan teaching, and these ten essays carefully examine that relationship in such topics as Dante's take on Olivi and the Apocalypse, the influence of Clarissan spirituality, Saint Bernadino as a reader of Dante, what Dante learned from the example of Saint Francis, the origin of the reference to "five hundred and ten and five" in the Purgatorio, the evolution of Dante in Franciscanism and the resulting character of Paradiso, the role of the cross in Dante and Chaucer, Dante's depiction of Saint Francis, and traces of the Franciscan in New Life.
Poverty, after all, precludes two solutions that were already standard in Italian religiosity: participation in visual culture, necessitated in no small part by limited literacy, and the establishment of pious spaces beyond those attached directly to Francis, which would institutionalize Franciscanism elsewhere.
Conflict and Power: The Retrieval of Franciscan Spirituality for the Contemporary Pastoral Leader," in Franciscan Leadership in Ministry, Foundations in History, Theology and Spirituality, Spirit and Life, A Journal of Contemporary Franciscanism 7 (1997) 205-21; Thomas F.
Although Badiou's remarks are concentrated in less than two pages, this appellation seems far from gratuitous, especially once we give the right weight to what Agamben himself says about Franciscanism in The Time That Remains.
I often wondered if Mueller's goal of demonstrating women's contribution to shaping early Franciscan history might have been better served had she shifted her focus from the legalistic compromises struck between Clare and Agnes and their male superiors to their vision of a correctly lived Franciscanism.
Application to 21st century Franciscanism as well as connecting energy with Eastern Spirituality will be integrated into this retreat.
Although internal reform movements had been a feature of Franciscanism almost since its origins in the thirteenth century, a new focus on returning to the original spirit of Saint Francis's Rule, with its emphasis on poverty and the simple life, emerged in the mid-Trecento in the teachings and example of the Urnbrian friar Paoluccio dei Trinci.
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