More than twenty years after this book was first published, it is considered by scholars to be the definitive history of the early Franciscan Movement. Moorman tells the story of the friars in the first three centuries of their existence. He highlights the impact they had on society, records the problems and disagreements within the order and indicates their contribution to the life of the world and of the Church.
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John R. H. Moorman was an English divine, ecumenist and writer. He was Bishop of Ripon from 1959 to 1975. Born in Leeds, Moorman was educated at Gresham s School, Holt and Emmanuel College, Cambridge. He gained the B.D. degree in 1940 with this work The Sources for the Life of Saint Francis of Assisi. During the Second World War, Moorman resigned his living and worked as a farmhand in Wharfedale and during this period completed his thesis Church Life in England in the Thirteenth Century for a doctorate of divinity (Cambridge University, 1945). In 1945 he went to Lanercost Priory, and in 1946 re-opened Chichester Theological College. While there, he also served as chancellor of Chichester Cathedral. In 1956 he resigned to concentrate on his Franciscan writings. He was a frequent visitor to the Vatican and led a delegation of Anglican observers to the Second Vatican Council. In 1967 he became the chairman of the Anglican commission which led to the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission. He died at age 84 in Durham. He has three books with FRANCISCAN INSTITUTE PUBLICATIONS: A History of the Franciscan Order from Its Origins to the Year 1517, Medieval Franciscan Houses and Saint Francis of Assisi.Review:
This is a complete history of the Franciscans and provides many insights to the Franciscan orders , Francis's intent and the changes that have occured over time under the direction of ROME that have altered the original intent of Francis. --Rev. Robert Johnnene, GoodReads
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Descrizione libro Franciscan Herald Press, 1988. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria M0819909211
Descrizione libro Franciscan Inst Pubs, 1988. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. First. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0819909211
Descrizione libro Franciscan Herald Press, 1988. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Never used!. Codice libro della libreria P110819909211
Descrizione libro Franciscan Herald Press. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 0819909211 New Condition. Codice libro della libreria NEW7.1351568