Item description for Francis of Assisi - The Prophet: Early Documents, vol. 3 (Francis of Assisi: Early Documents Vol 3) by Regis J. Armstrong, Wayne J. Hellmann & William Short...
Overview Volume 3 in this monumental series presents new translations of texts about Francis in the early Franciscan tradition, some available in English for the first time.
Publishers Description 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.
Citations And Professional Reviews Francis of Assisi - The Prophet: Early Documents, vol. 3 (Francis of Assisi: Early Documents Vol 3) by Regis J. Armstrong, Wayne J. Hellmann & William Short has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Publishers Weekly - 04/23/2001 page 73
Library Journal - 05/01/2001 page 94
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Studio: New City Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.9" Width: 5.9" Height: 2.4" Weight: 2.75 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2002
Publisher NEW CITY PRESS
Series Francis Of Assisi Early Document
Series Number 3
ISBN 1565481143 ISBN13 9781565481145
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More About Regis J. Armstrong, Wayne J. Hellmann & William Short
Regis Armstrong is a renowned Franciscan scholar. He has authored and edited numerous books including Francis and Clare: The Complete Writings, The Life of Saint Francis and Clare of Assisi: Early Documents.
Regis J. Armstrong currently resides in White Plains, in the state of New York.