The First Life of St. Francis: Brother Thomas of Celano
- List Price: $10.00
- Binding: Hardcover
- Publisher: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge
- Publish date: 12/01/1999
- ISBN: 9780281052455
- ISBN10: 028105245X
This new translation of the work of St. Francis's friend and disciple -- Thomas of Celano -- is the earliest and most reliable account of a truly extraordinary man, from the early teachings of St. Francis to his canonization and miracles. Christopher Stace provides a full introduction that describes Thomas of Celano and his relationship with the saintly man, as well as a survey of other biographical writings about St. Francis.