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A gathering of larks : letters to Saint Francis from a modern-day pilgrim

Author: Abigail Carroll
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Who was Saint Francis? Today he is most often a sweet ceramic statue in a garden, a sentimentalized romantic figure. But A Gathering of Larks, containing forty personal letters from Abigail Carroll to Francis, reveals him to be a complex man who lived a fascinating life of radical faith"--Amazon.com.
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Named Person: Francis, of Assisi Saint; Francis, of Assisi Saint
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abigail Carroll
ISBN: 9780802874450 0802874452
OCLC Number: 959034937
Description: xiv, 94 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Prologue : the life of Saint Francis --
The letters --
Epilogue --
A conversation with the author --
Reader's guide. Questions for thought and discussion ; Exercises for spiritual growth.
Responsibility: Abigail Carroll.

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"Who was Saint Francis? Today he is most often a sweet ceramic statue in a garden, a sentimentalized romantic figure. But A Gathering of Larks, containing forty personal letters from Abigail Carroll to Francis, reveals him to be a complex man who lived a fascinating life of radical faith"--Amazon.com.

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Richard Rohr -- author of Falling Upward and Immortal Diamond "Witty, compassionate, and rich, these lyrical letters to Saint Francis court wonder, inviting the reader on a pilgrimage to the Read more...

 
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