About the Author

Mirabai Starr

Mirabai Starr teaches philosophy and world religions at the University of New Mexico, and is the author of new translations of Dark Night of the Soul by John of the Cross and The Interior Castle and The Book of My Life by Teresa of Avila. She lives in...

Saint Francis of Assisi

Brother of Creation

Mirabai Starr

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When a small village was plagued by a wild wolf, it is told that a humble friar named Francis came and met the predator with nothing but his gentle words—and turned the wolf from a menace to a welcome citizen. This graceful man, who spoke to each part of Creation as a sister or brother, has become one of the most beloved of all saints.

In both joy and adversity, Saint Francis served as a bold example of how to live completely and authentically as a follower of Christ. From his survival as a prisoner of war to the series of awakenings that helped him to reform the Catholic Church, Francis drew his strength from his miraculous, loving union with the natural world.

Saint Francis of Assisi is an essential devotional reader for building your personal connection to the spirit of this modest Italian sage. Through stories, prayers, and his own writings, you are invited to share in Francis's nourishing devotion to God, and in his profound compassion toward all living things.

Product details

Softcover Book:
Contents Paperback book (136 pages)
Date Published November 01, 2013
ISBN-10 1-62203-071-0
ISBN-13 978-1-62203-071-2
Product Codes 3716, k3716, bk03716
Digital Book:
Contents eBook (136 pages)
Date Published November 01, 2013
Product Codes 3716w, k3716w, bk03716w

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