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As one editor of Chesterton's puts it, "of St. Francis he might have said what he said about Blake: 'We always feel that he is saying something very plain and emphatic even when we have not the wildest notion of what it is.'" --Doug Thorpe
Having never heard of G.K. Chesterton and expecting more or less a narrative of Francis' life, I was happily surprised by an unexpected brilliance on every page! Read morePublished 12 days ago by Scott
St. Francis of Assisi is a very strange personage of the Catholic Church, but with a great love for what he was doing. Read morePublished 5 months ago by L. Lieuw
Excellent introduction to the spiruality of St. Francis. Chesterton is not an "easy" read. However this book is well worth the effort for anyone seriously interested in... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Joseph Perello, Jr.
There are gems in GKC's books but they are hard to find. This is not a life of St. Francis but more of an attempt to place him in world history.Published 9 months ago by James J. Maun
This book is a very well written account of a truly great person. Written by a truly great person. Chesterton has depths of insight that is very much needed in our society today. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Joseph D. Meeks II
Not too Wordy, to the point~MAYBE he should be among the Saints, boy, am I glad that he wrote it.Published 12 months ago by Michael Gruteke