As a Franciscan friar and probably inspired by the Rule he heard daily, Scotus was imbued with a spirit of humility in the face of ecclesiastical authority.
This book investigates the phenomenon of saintly cults that formed around pious merchants, artisans, midwives, domestic servants, and others in the medieval communes of Italy.
The Lord told Francis he was to be a fool in this world as the path of God’s wisdom. He became a Wise Fool very much in the tradition of the Holy Fool or God’s Fool.
The Franciscan Global Vision course focuses on Franciscan contributions to the development of Christian theologies and spiritualities of creation in the age of global climate change.
A new global meeting calls the world’s young economists and entrepreneurs to unite in the common commitment to revive the economy.