Saint Francis (Christian Encounters Series)
Christian Encounters, a series of biographies from Thomas Nelson Publishers, highlights historical Christians who've made an impact on their world. Some are familiar faces. Others are unexpected guests. Winston Churchill, for example, is one, as is J.R.R.Tolkien. But all, through their relationships, struggles, prayers, and desires, uniquely illuminate our shared experien...more
I'm beginning to see a pattern here, methinks!
Radically different in their missions, the one to preach to the Gentiles, our Hero to eventually preach to the birds and mini ...more
I did not enjoy the writing itself. It flipped back and forth between a typical biographical view, citing previous biographers, and a narrative voice, which was much more readable and better for the target audience of this book.
I do find t ...more