Francis Kroncke

Biography

Francis X. Kroncke, federal inmate 8867-147, is a seeker whose has journeyed through the monastic life, the theological academy, federal courtrooms, a federal prison cell, and the byways of corporate America. In 1970, he took his Catholic theology into the American courts as he defended his draft board raiding crime, re: the trials of the “Minnesota 8.” During and after serving time, he explored the dark, Shadow side of America. In his published essays and websites he has focused on the ancient call which is heard most distinctively in the institutions and through the experiences of the dark side of the biblically based Western and American cultures. The article, “An Outlaw’s Theology,” was published in the journal "Cross Currents" (June 2011). A companion piece, “A vision of coupled presence,” in the journal "Theology and Sexuality" (2011) www.outlaw-visions.net;www.earthfolk.net; www.minnesota8.net; www.pwh-mn.org

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Books

The Bodywanderer
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Price: Free! Words: 133,710. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Adult
An eerie sense drives Luke from the monastery of "The Brooders," whose communal dreaming maintains reality. Searching for meaning, he is Black Ops in Vietnam, later destroys draft offices, and is sent back to Nam to kill a Cardinal. His is a search for meaning as the world of war, anti-war, and several radical feminists alter his vision of what it means to be a man who seeks to love a woman today.
Beloveds
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Price: Free! Words: 68,770. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Adult
Nick's a college athlete. Karen an archaeology student. They seek to understand their sexual roles and the purpose of relationship. Karen dies and Nona continues the journey with Nick towards grasping how male-female relationships are bounded for good and bad by the mythic story of sexuality they hold. They discover the mythic story of Beloveds who live eternally in ecstatic intimacy.
Kill the dove!
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Price: Free! Words: 168,490. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A tale of the revolutionary 1960’s. No novel has covered these religious, political, imprisoned and sexual experiences. Follow the love and betrayals of three radical anti-war and feminist activists: Jared, Aaren, and Char. Share Jared’s experiences in federal prison as the impact of the Vietnam war, sexism and the failure of traditional moral and spiritual value systems play out in their lives.
Sensual Preciousness, Volume 2
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Price: Free! Words: 156,560. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
"Sensual Preciousness" introduces the Earthfolk vision and practices of intimacy. A fundamentally distinct way of understanding what it means to be human, and how humans as individuals and communities can interact. Offering a vision about the transformation termed "globalization.” Offering an analysis accompanied by personal rituals and practices for experiencing one’s sensual preciousness.
Sensual Preciousness, Volume 1
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Price: Free! Words: 99,460. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Sensual Preciousness introduces the Earthfolk vision and practices of intimacy. A fundamentally distinct way of understanding what it means to be human and how humans can interact with each other. Concerned about the worldwide upheaval termed “globalization.” Offering an emotional and intellectual analysis accompanied by personal rituals and practices for experiencing one’s sensual preciousness.
Outlaw or American Patriot?
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Price: Free! Words: 80,940. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
"Resist illegitimate authority!" meant both religious and secular authority as they waged the Vietnam War. Inspired by the visions of Vatican Council II and Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, like other "Catholic Radicals," I destroyed tens of thousands of draft cards as one of the "Minnesota 8." Why did I do it? What did my trial and prison do to me? Dread-filled times waging "Peace, now!" MLK & Lennon!
Outlaw Visions
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Price: Free! Words: 125,410. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Outlaw Visions wends through monastic hallways, trial courtrooms, prison cells, onto campuses to engage young activists. I shouted “Peace! Peace!” and heard “Criminal!” We descend into prison’s hellish darkness where I existed as a subhuman. You are invited to transform you own subhumanness through ritual practices envisioning yourself as an "Earthfolk" peacefully at home on the Living Earth.
Nihil Obstat
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Price: Free! Words: 39,250. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Adult
Jude and Sharon’s tale is one of “mythic eroticism.” At a college reunion, they reconnect. His wife is dead; her husband is pursuing the gay side of bi-sexuality. Theirs is an erotic attraction of mythic proportion and power. They share deep sexual experiences and the erotic ecstasy of being Beloveds. She brings a sexual history replete with explorations of group sex, transvestism,and more.

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