First Encounter with Francis of Assisi

by Damen Vorreux

Other authorsPh.D. (Editor), Jean-Francois Godet-Calogeras (Editor)
Paperback, 2012



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Franciscan Inst Pubs (2012), Edition: Second, 112 pages


First Encounter with Francis of Assisi: Damien Vorreux, who died in 1988, was a French scholar who began to publish French translations of the early Franciscan documents in the early 1950s. His deep knowledge of those documents and his understanding of Francis were the inspiration for this classic presentation of Francis of Assisi. Published in French in 1973 and first offered in English by Franciscan Press in 1979, Jean- Fran├žois Godet-Calogeras – who worked with Vorreux – combines the latest scholarship and the most current English translation of the Early Documents with his own translation of the writings of Francis in offering this new edition of First Encounter with Francis of Assisi. This short text is an excellent introduction to Francis and the world in which he lived.… (more)


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