St. Francis and the Foolishness of God

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Orbis Books, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 184 pages
To those who long to do something about inequity and poverty, about consuming consumerism and spiritual emptiness. The mystical and the earthly, liberations and faithfulness, literal poverty as well as the blessed poverty of the spirit.

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A good exposition of the foolishness of God, a New Testament concept which can also be found in archetypes of Christ as the jester, clown or fool. It highlights the counter-cultural message of Christianity. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Francis and Relinquishment
28
Francis and Community
45
Francis and Transforming Friendship
64
Francis and Nonviolence
83
Francis and Creation
104
Francis and Suffering
121
Francis and Contemplation
142
Francis and the Foolishness of God
167
The Language of the Souls Night
173
Bibliography
183
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About the author (1993)

Ched Myers es teologo, educador, autor y activista trabajando con Bartimaeus Cooperative Ministries en el sur de California.

Stuart Taylor Jr. is a columnist for National Journal and contributing editor for Newsweek, writing about legal, policy, and political issues. A Harvard Law graduate, he covered legal affairs and the Supreme Court during eight years at The New York Times. He is a nonresident senior fellow with the Brookings Institution and was nominated by The New York Times for a Pulitzer Prize for his Supreme Court coverage and by National Journal for a National Magazine Award for his columns on the Duke case.
 
KC Johnson is a history professor at Brooklyn College and CUNY. He has written over 800 posts of news-breaking analysis about the Duke case on his blog, http: //durhamwonderland.blogspot.com and was a consultant to ABC's Law and Justice Unit for the case. The author of four books, he has a Ph.D. from Harvard University.

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