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Published by Farrar, Straus and Young in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Francis, of Assisi, Saint, 1182-1226

Book details:

Edition Notes

Translation of De harp van Sint Franciscus.

Statementtranslated from the Flemish.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX4700.F6 T513
The Physical Object
Pagination344 p.
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6113478M
LC Control Number52010903
OCLC/WorldCa1358473

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Richard Foster commented about St. Francis and his life of perfect joy in Christ: Two things immediately strike me about the life of St. Francis: his merry abandonment and his instant obedience. Francis was called ‘God’s troubadour,’ so marked was he by a carefree, happy exuberant abandonment to God. The Perfect Joy of St. Francis by Felix Timmermans and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Here is the whole Francis, the poet, the ascetic, the stigmatist, the servant of the poor and the lepers, the miracle worker. But above all, here is the spirit of St. Francis "told as lyrically and simply as the hymns and words of Francis himself in a book . Here is the whole Francis, the poet, the ascetic, the stigmatist, the servant of the poor and the lepers, the miracle worker. But above all, here is the spirit of St. Francis “told as lyrically and simply as the hymns and words of Francis himself in a book that communicates the joy of St. Francis.” “A perfect joy of a book!” – Books.