St. Francis of Assisi by Jon M. Sweeney audiobook

St. Francis of Assisi: His Life, Teachings, and Practice

By Jon M. Sweeney
Read by Bob Souer

Tantor Audio
Unabridged
Format: CD (In Stock)
  • $29.99
    Available on 10/01/2019

    ISBN: 9781977319746

An introduction to St. Francis's life and his most profound teachings of faith St. Francis of Assisi is one of the most venerated Christian figures, and his profound teachings, deep love of nature, and commitment to simplicity have resonated with generations of followers. St. Francis of Assisi, a title in the Essential Wisdom Library, offers a simple and universal introduction to Francis's life, his key teachings, and the spiritual practices that enriched his faith and the lives of those who follow his legacy. Author Jon M. Sweeney, one of the most popular Francis interpreters, introduces the iconic Christian as a man of his time and as one whose wisdom transcends eras. Beginning with a timeline of the saint's life, St. Francis of Assisi includes the teachings that made Francis such a unique and powerful figure. His words apply to a diverse set of situations—from advice for people in positions of power, to teachings on gratitude, and the Rule of Life which governed every facet of life for Franciscans. The book concludes with explanations of some of his most powerful practices, which can offer wisdom and insight for our own lives.

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An introduction to St. Francis's life and his most profound teachings of faith

St. Francis of Assisi is one of the most venerated Christian figures, and his profound teachings, deep love of nature, and commitment to simplicity have resonated with generations of followers. St. Francis of Assisi, a title in the Essential Wisdom Library, offers a simple and universal introduction to Francis's life, his key teachings, and the spiritual practices that enriched his faith and the lives of those who follow his legacy.

Author Jon M. Sweeney, one of the most popular Francis interpreters, introduces the iconic Christian as a man of his time and as one whose wisdom transcends eras. Beginning with a timeline of the saint's life, St. Francis of Assisi includes the teachings that made Francis such a unique and powerful figure. His words apply to a diverse set of situations—from advice for people in positions of power, to teachings on gratitude, and the Rule of Life which governed every facet of life for Franciscans. The book concludes with explanations of some of his most powerful practices, which can offer wisdom and insight for our own lives.

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Author Bio: Jon M. Sweeney

Author Bio: Jon M. Sweeney

Jon M. Sweeney is an independent scholar, critic, and writer. Several of his books have been selections of the History Book Club, Book-of-the-Month Club, and Crossings Book Club, among others. After cofounding SkyLight Paths Publishing in Vermont, he served as editorial director at Franciscan Media. He is the editor-in-chief at Paraclete Press. He wrote about his evangelical childhood in the memoir Born Again and Again, which received an Award of Merit from Christianity Today.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction/Religion
Audience: Adult
Language: English