Francis of Assisi: Early Documents, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Regis J. Armstrong, J. A. Wayne Hellmann, William J. Short
New City Press, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 824 pages
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This three-volume project produces a translation of the extant texts of the thirteenth, fourteenth and fifteenth centuries that present the life and writings of Francis of Assisi. It 1) provides a new and more complete publication of the early Franciscan critical texts that offer fresh translations in light of the scholarship of the past three decades; 2) provides a more manageable and accessible edition of the Franciscan texts in several volumes; 3) presents scholarly introductions, critical apparatus, and annotations to give readers biblical, historical, sociological, hagiographical, spiritual and pastoral perspectives; 4) situates the Franciscan texts within the Christian tradition and context of their day.

The texts chosen represent the most important sources for studying the life and vision of Francis.


The Founder includes The Anonymous of Perugia, The Legend of the Three Companions, The Assisi Compilation, The Desire of the Remembrance of a Soul by Thomas of Celano, An Umbrian Choir Legend, The Treatise on the Miracles of Saint Francis by Thomas of Celano, The Encyclical Letter of Brother Elias, The Major and Minor Legends of Bonaventure of Bagnoregno, the Sermons of Bonaventure of Bagnoregio, Related Documens. Also included are helpful introductions to each section, colored maps, extensive annotation.
  

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Chapter IX
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Chapter X
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Chapter XI
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Chapter XII
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Epilogue
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THE LEGEND OF THE THREE COMPANIONS 12411247
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Introduction
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Rubric
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Chapter I
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Chapter II
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Chapter III
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Chapter IV
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Chapter V
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Chapter VI
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Chapter VII
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Chapter VIII
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Chapter IX
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Chapter X
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Chapter XI
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Chapter XII
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Chapter XIII
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Chapter XIV
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Chapter XV
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Chapter XVI
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Chapter XVIII
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THE REMEMBRANCE OF THE DESIRE OF A SOUL The Second Life of Saint Francis BY THOMAS OF CELANO 12451247
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Introduction
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Prologue
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The First Book
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The Second Book
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OF SAINT FRANCIS BY THOMAS OF CELANO 12501252
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Introduction
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Chapter I
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Chapter II
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Chapter III
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Chapter IV
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Chapter V
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Chapter VI
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Chapter VII
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Chapter VIII
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Chapter IX
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Chapter X
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Chapter XI
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Chapter XII
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Chapter XIII
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Chapter XIV
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Chapter XV
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Chapter XVI
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Chapter XVII
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Chapter XVIII
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AN UMBRIAN CHOIR LEGEND 12531259
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Introduction
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An Umbrian Choir Legend
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ON THE PASSING OF SAINT FRANCIS ATTRIBUTED TO ELIAS OF ASSISI AFTER 1253
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Introduction
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A Letter on the Passing of Saint Francis Attributed to Elias of Assisi
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THE LEGENDS AND SERMONS ABOUT SAINT FRANCIS BY BONAVENTURE OF BAGNOREGIO 12551267
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Introduction
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The Morning Sermon on Saint Francis Preached at Paris October 4 1255
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The Evening Sermon on Saint Francis Preached at Paris October 4 1255
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The Major Legend of Saint Francis 12601263 Prologue
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Chapter One
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Chapter Two
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Chapter Three
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Chapter Four
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Chapter Five
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Chapter Six
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Chapter Seven
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Chapter Eight
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Chapter Nine
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Chapter Ten
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Chapter Eleven
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Chapter Twelve
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Chapter Thirteen
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Chapter Fourteen
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Chapter Fifteen
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THE MIRACLES SHOWN AFTER HIS DEATH
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Chapter II
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Chapter III
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Chapter IV
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Chapter V
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Chapter VI
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Chapter VII
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Chapter VIII
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Chapter IX
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Chapter X
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The Minor Legend
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Chapter II
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Chapter III
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Chapter IV
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Chapter V
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The Evening Sermon on Saint Francis Preached at Paris October 4 1262
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Sermon on Saint Francis Preached at Paris October 4 1266
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of the Body of Saint Francis Probably preached at Paris May 25 1267
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The Morning Sermon on Saint Francis Preached at Paris October 4 1267
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The Evening Sermon on Saint Francis Preached at Paris October 4 1267
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Introduction
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Miscellaneous Franciscan Sources
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Papal Documents
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Dominican Hagiography and Sermons
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Chronicles
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Explanation of Maps
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Gazetteer
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Regis Armstrong is a renowned Franciscan scholar. He has authored and edited numerous books including Francis and Clare: The Complete Writings, The Life of Saint Francis and Clare of Assisi: Early Documents.

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