I received a Ph. D. in Enginneering in 1988, M.S./M.Div. in 2005, Th.D. in 2008. I am an Oblate of Saint Benedict affiliated with Belmont Abbey in Belmont, North Carolina.My research include spirituality and religious conversion.
St. Francis of Assisi is as popular today as ever before. This book deals with the training St. Francis received in undertaking the life of discipleship to Christ and the training St. Francis gave to others to help them live their vocation as disciples of Christ. St. Francis of Assisi was constantly aware of God's hand being ever operative in his own life. Helping others perceive God's direct and personal intervention in their lives highlights St. Francis' way of training others in Christian discipleship.
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