ENIGMA: St Francis of Assisi by Chris Park
Approx. 51,520 words.
Published on May 1, 2012.
This biography of St Francis views him as an enigma. He was was born into wealth and privilege, yet he chose a life of extreme poverty and simplicity. His early life was defined by a carefree attitude to everything, yet he grew into a person of enormous religious conviction and spiritual focus. He had little education but became a highly influential teacher. What lessons can he teach us today?