How did we come to revere this thirteenth-century Italian merchant's son as a saint? This penetrating meditation provides what may be the best answer yet, by gently but sure-handedly cutting through every pious legend to discover what is timeless and universally true about Saint Francis.
"Every once in a while a book comes along that takes your breath away, leaving you dizzy and delirious. . . . Read this book and you'll see why mothers 'hold the eternal element that holds the world and man.' Read this book and you'll understand the importance of paying humble attention to humble things. And finally, read this book because it will teach your soul to sing!"— Spirituality & Health
The Secrets of Francis of Assisi by Christian Bobin