One map is of the Franciscan
province in Hungary and the second map of the Jesuit province in Austria.
Our desire is that the Franciscans
have their own street in Srebrenica because their roots are from Srebrenica.
Though many had some understanding of Christianity, they had more specific questions about Catholicism and the Franciscans
The book is ninth in the series The Medieval Franciscans
, which explores discipline-specific topics.
The Poor and the Perfect: The Rise of Learning in the Franciscan
of the Immaculate are one of the most flourishing Catholic religious communities today, with male and female branches spread over several continents.
Her chronological study, focused on the 13th century, aims to overturn a number of well-established interpretations about the role of learning in the early Franciscan
Order, such as the belief that the Franciscans
merely copied Dominican educational structures, or that Franciscans
engaged in higher learning exclusively to train preachers.
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.
Edel Bhreatnach, Joseph MacMahon, OFM, and John McCafferty (eds), The Irish Franciscans
, 1534-1990 (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2009, 411 pp.
Brother Sean O'Connor from the Franciscans
said: "It really shows you who you are worshipping - is it God or is it Mammon?
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.