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Turning Toward the Truly Good
Krijn Pansters   |   January 18, 2023
Society | Spirituality

This article focuses on the moral dimensions of Franciscan conversion in the lives of Franciscan converts, including some of their implications for modern-day moral conversion.

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Roger Bacon and the Incorruptible Human
The Editors    |   January 17, 2023

This book examines the Franciscan alchemist Roger Bacon’s (1220-1292) interest in the role of alchemy in medicine, and how this interest connected with the milieu in which he was writing. 

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Happy New Year!
The Editors    |   January 3, 2023

The editors of Franciscan Connections wish you a Happy New Year. May 2023 bring you lots of peace, goodness, and happiness!

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A Franciscan Theology of Christmas
The Editors    |   January 2, 2023
Church | Spirituality

Francis of Assisi held a special devotion for Christmas, and for the infant Jesus, as evidenced by his recreation of the nativity scene at Greccio in 1223. 

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The Vir Hierarchicus and the Goal of Theology According to St. Bonaventure
The Editors    |   December 14, 2022

The purpose of this paper is to approach the Seraphic Doctor’s definition of theology as a “wisdom” from the standpoint of his teachings on sanctity and doctrine of grace.

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