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Author Wolf, Kenneth Baxter, 1957-

Title The poverty of riches : St. Francis of Assisi reconsidered / Kenneth Baxter Wolf
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (x, 165 pages)
Series Oxford studies in historical theology
Oxford studies in historical theology.
Summary Saint Francis of Assisi is arguably the most attractive saint ever produced by the Catholic Church. Based on a reconsideration of the earliest biographies of the saint, and Francis's own writings, this title sheds light on the inherent ironies of poverty as a spiritual discipline and its relationship to poverty as a socio-economic affliction
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Francis, of Assisi, Saint, 1182-1226.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199834877 ebook
0199834873 ebook