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This 40th anniversary edition provides a beautiful presentation of the timeless story of the world's best known and best loved saint, Francis, the Poor Man of Assisi. Award-winning expert on on Franciscan spirituality, Murray Bodo includes his story of writing the book and its worldwide influence. And as an added bonus, the foreword by John Michael Talbot, a celebrated musician, tells how the book changed his life and put him on a new spiritual path. Read by the author; 5 compact discs/5.5 hours (approx.)
This 40th anniversary edition of what has become a spiritual classic includes revisions made by author Murray Bodo to reflect the current scholarship advances in relation to St. Francis and his legacy as well as commentary by singer and author John Michael Talbot.
Like many others, Talbot was greatly influenced by this account of St. Francis, and it initiated a movement in his life to embrace the Franciscan way.
Bodo’s classic is as new today as when it was originally produced. A must-listen for every person interested in growing in their walk with God, in the spirit of St. Francis.
MURRAY BODO, O.F.M., is a Franciscan priest and a member of the Franciscan Academy. An award-winning author of many books, including Landscape of Prayer and The Simple Way: Meditations on the Words of Saint Francis, he writes and lectures on Franciscan spirituality. As an internationally known poet, Murray has participated in poetry readings in Europe and the United States. His latest books of poetry are Wounded Angels and Visions and Revisions. He lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, and travels yearly to Rome and Assisi, Italy, where he leads Franciscan pilgrimages.