New PDF release: Eager to Love: The Alternative Way of Francis of Assisi

By Richard Rohr

ISBN-10: 1616367016

ISBN-13: 9781616367015

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Francis of Assisi is without doubt one of the such a lot liked of all saints. either conventional and fully progressive, he used to be a paradox. He was once right now right down to earth and achieving towards heaven, grounded within the wealthy heritage of the Church whereas relocating towards a brand new figuring out of the realm beyond.

Globally famous as an ecumenical instructor, Richard Rohr began out—and remains—a Franciscan friar. The loving, inclusive existence and preaching of Francis of Assisi make him a recognizable and loved saint throughout many religion traditions. He was once, as Rohr notes, “a grasp of ‘making room for it’ and letting move of that which was once drained or empty.”

Francis chanced on an “alternative approach” to stick with Jesus, person who ignored energy and privilege and held quickly to the slim direction of the Gospel. Rohr is helping us glance past the birdbath photograph of the saint to remind us of the lengthy culture based on his innovative, radical, and life-changing include of the lessons of Jesus.

Rohr attracts on Scripture, insights from psychology, and literary and creative references, to weave jointly an figuring out of the culture as first practiced by way of St. Francis. Rohr exhibits how his personal cutting edge theology is firmly grounded within the lifestyles and educating of this nice saint and gives a point of view on how his substitute route to the divine can deepen and improve our religious lives.

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