Get to know his spirit of uncompromising commitment to the Gospel
The lives of the first Friars
The first Franciscan school
And much much more...
"A perfect introduction to St. Francis based on sound scholarship, communicating the true spirit of the saint."
—Dr. Alan Schreck
This beloved classic is an accessible—but thorough—biography of the saint from Assisi. With a historian's grasp of the cultural forces that shaped St. Francis, Englebert draws on the traditional sources for a spiritual look at this popular religious figure. This compelling story will speak deeply to anyone seeking to live their faith simply and authentically.