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A companion to Clare of Assisi : life, writings, and spirituality

Author: Joan Mueller
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010.
Series: Brill's companions to the Christian tradition, v. 21.
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Joan Mueller examines Clare not merely as an obedient footnote to the friars, but as a Franciscan founder in her own right who kept primitive Franciscan ideals alive into the middle of the 13th century & transposed them into a woman's key.
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Named Person: Clare, of Assisi Saint; Klara, von Assisi.; Klara, von Assisi.; Clare, of Assisi Saint
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Mueller
ISBN: 9789004182165 9004182160
OCLC Number: 503595974
Description: xii, 316 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Clare : Franciscan women. The Franciscan choice --
The Monastery of S. Damiano --
The politics of "infant's milk" : Clare of Assisi and the privilege of poverty --
The ordo that Gregory IX founded : Clare among other Ugolinian sisters --
Clare : her writings. Reading Clare's letters in context --
The Agnes legend in Clare's letters --
The legend of S. Agnes of Rome --
Clare's forma vitae : unique contributions --
Clare : her writings in translation. Clare's first letter to Agnes --
Clare's second letter to Agnes --
Clare's third letter to Agnes --
Clare's fourth letter to Agnes --
Clare's forma vitae.
Series Title: Brill's companions to the Christian tradition, v. 21.
Responsibility: by Joan Mueller.

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Bringing together the best of international research, Clare of Assisi: Life, Writings and Spirituality examines Clare's history and hagiography and offers critical translations and literary analyses  Read more...

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