Clare of Assisi: The Lady--Early Documents
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New City Press / Paperback

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Moved by the teachings of St. Francis, Clare too abandoned her possessions and eventually founded an order. These new translations of Clare's own writings and related primary documents (some available for the first time) give you a complete chronological overview of her life's impact. 480 pages, softcover. New City.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 480
Vendor: New City Press
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
ISBN: 1565482212
ISBN-13: 9781565482210

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Clare of Assisi: The Lady provides new translations of Clares writings and related primary sources, revised and new introductions from earlier editions, as well as previously unpublished documents to chronicle the life of Saint Clare. The first section presents Clares Letters, Testament, and Blessing. The second section includes the papal texts that prompted Clare to write her own Form of Life. The third section contains biographical writings about Clare beginning with Cardinal Hugolinos 1220 letter and ending with the Legend of Saint Clare. The book concludes with a dossier of documents, many translated into English for the first time, from the papacies of Honorius III, Gregory IX, and Innocent IV.

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