The Spirituality of Conformation

Patrick F. O'Connell: "St. Francis of Assisi: The Spirituality of Conformation", Spirituality Now 18 (1986),

Focusing on the Gospel foundation, following Christ, the Cross, and the Risen Savior in Francis' spirituality, this important article (published in 1986) deals with Francis as the culmination of medieval devotion to the life and passion of Christ.  

Read the article here.