A partnership between the Franciscan Study Center at Tilburg University, NL and the Franciscan Institute at Saint Bonaventure University, NY
St. Francis and Clare of Assisi and the Cross with Open Eyes
The Editors    |   October 25, 2022

Fr. Michael Blastic OFM reveals how gazing on an image as a contemplative form of prayer can have the ability to transform our hearts. For Francis and Clare, that image was the Cross.

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Christian-Muslim Relations, 600–1500
The Editors    |   October 19, 2022
Politics | Society | Spirituality

This Reader brings together nearly 80 extracts from the major works left by Christians and Muslims that reflect their reciprocal knowledge and attitudes.

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The Pope, the Environmental Crisis, and Frontline Leaders
The Editors    |   October 18, 2022
Church | Ecology

This documentary is packed with powerfully moving personal stories alongside the latest information about the planetary crisis and the toll it’s taking on nature and people.

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Were Franciscan Churches a Betrayal of St. Francis?
The Editors    |   October 4, 2022
Church | Society | Spirituality

In this research seminar, Erik Gustafson questions common assumptions about Franciscan architecture in the century after the saint's death.

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The Editors    |   October 3, 2022

The Franciscan Study Center is launching a new project on the transformation of Franciscan communities and the spirituality that gives strength in this transition.

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