St. Francis

Author: G. K. Chesterton
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Comments: Story of St. Francis and medieval Europe in Chesterton's unique, whimsical style. Not so much a biography, as a reflection on human nature and the purposes of God in normal lives.
Description from Amazon.com: [Editor's Review] There are certainly many studies of Saint Francis of Assisi that an interested reader might find and many of them immensely praiseworthy. But in reading G.K. Chesterton on Francis, you get two glories for one: first is an enlightening study of this most beloved of Christian saints and second is Chesterton himself, one of the great Christian writers of the 20th century, who converted to Roman Catholicism in 1922 because, it has been said, "only the Roman Church could produce a St. Francis of Assisi." Published shortly after his conversion, Chesterton wrote this book in part to reclaim Francis for the... [more at Amazon link below]
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