Francis of Assisi - The Prophet: Early Documents, vol. 3: Early Documents

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Regis J. Armstrong, J. A. Wayne Hellmann, William J. Short
New City Press, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 880 pages
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 Prophet includes The book of Praises by Bernard of Bessa, The Sayings of the Companions of Blessed Francis, The Mirror of Perfection: smaller and larger versions, Tribulations of the Order by Angelo Clareno, Liturgical Texts for the Feast of the Stigmata, The Deeds of Francis and His Companion by Ugolino Boniscambi, The Little Flowers, The Kinship of Francis by Arnold of Sarrant, Related Documents. Also included are helpful introductions to each section, colored maps, extensive annotation.
 

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Contents

The Deeds of Blessed Francis and His Companions
427
The Deeds of Blessed Francis and His Companions
435
The Little
566
First Vespers
665
The Kinship of Saint Francis by Arnald of Sarrant 1365
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680
Introduction 661
693
Chapter II
701

The Words of Saint Francis
123
The Tree of the Crucified Life of Jesus
139
Chapter Three 146
163
Chapter Four
187
Chapter Five
195
Chapter Seven
202
A Mirror of the Perfection Rule Profession Life and True Calling of
214
A Mirror of the Perfection of the Status of a Lesser Brother
253
Introduction
375
The First Tribulation or Persecution of the Order of Blessed Francis
399
Chapter III
717
Chapter V
727
Chapter IX
733
Miscellaneous Franciscan Sources
791
Angelo of Clareno Exposition of the Rule of the Lesser Brothers
817
Chronicles
823
A Liturgical Legend in the Tradition of the Friars Preacher 1268
832
Vernacular Poetry
872
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