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Saint Francis

Saint Francis Christian Encounters Series

By Robert West
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.52 Stars

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On 1/17 Leslie Ann Jones wrote: I’ve always been fascinated by the saint who stripped down to his birthday suit and renounced his former life of wealth, and West’s biography gave me greater insight into the life and theology of a man who would do such a thing. I read Saint Francis immediately following my reading of David Platt’s ... Review: Saint Francis (Christian Encounters Series)

Leslie Ann's Rating:

3 Stars

On 4/19 PJ McNiel wrote: Several months ago, Thomas Nelson publishers sent me a review copy of Saint Francis from their Christian Encounters series as part of the Book Sneeze program. I shelved it and forgot about it. Until recently. I've always been interested in Saint Francis. Some of my favorite quotes are attributed ... Saint Francis-a book review

PJ's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/2 tiffanibelle wrote: Well friends, I should know better. After trudging through "Isaac Newton" (of this same series), I decided to take a stab at reviewing a another. Unfortunately for me, my love of biographies has not really extended to this series. Despite that, I will try to provide you with enough information to make ... Book Review: Saint Francis (Christian Encounters Series) by Robert West

tiffanibelle's Rating:

2 Stars

On 2/5 Susan Kane wrote: West’s style of writing as he retells the story of Francis of Assisi’s life helps take the reader into not only Francis’s story but also the lives of many influential men and women of the Church’s history. The author does an excellent job of helping the reader understand the culture of the time ... Saint Francis (Christian Encounters Series)

Susan's Rating:

3 Stars

On 2/4 Clint Patronella wrote: "Preach the Gospel always. And if necessary use words." This well known quote is often attributed to Saint Francis of Assisi and yet it does not do justice to this Franciscan monk of the 12th and 13th century. Robert West provides a fantastic introduction to the study of the man, the preacher, and the ... Preach the Gospel in Word and in Deed

Clint's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/28 Christy's Book Blog wrote: Today is part two of my series on Psalm 119. If you haven't read the previous post, please click here to start there. Yesterday I talked about the promises for believers who read and study the Bible, but there are many people today who question the validity of Scripture. Even believers have questions ... Saint Francis

Christy's Book Blog's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/2 Brian LePort wrote: A few months ago Thomas Nelson publishing sent me a copy of Robert West’s mini-biography on Francis of Assisi aptly titled Saint Francis. I have interest in Francis for a few reasons: (1) he was a peace-maker; (2) he was a friend of the poor; (3) he was a proto-ecotheologian; (4) he climbed down the ... Saint Francis by Robert West

Brian's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/2 Frank Gantz wrote: Thomas Nelson has published several biographical works in a series called, Christian Encounters.  As a part of that series, Robert West has written the biographical account of Francis of Assissi titled, Saint Francis (Christian Encounters Series).  Reading this biography will certainly challenge Christians ... Book Review: Saint Francis by Robert West

Frank's Rating:

4 Stars

On 11/19 Matthew Perry wrote: Growing up and living the life of an out-of-control wild child, Saint Francis became one of the great church leaders in history. Robert West’s book gives a good introduction to this interesting leader. West does a good job as a storyteller, yet this book seems more of a perspective on Francis’ ... Book Review: "Saint Francis" by Robert West

Matthew 's Rating:

4 Stars

On 11/9 Cody Stauffer wrote: I have been intrigued by Saint Francis for a while now, but I confess that I have very limited knowledge about the man himself. I've heard all of the legends, and I've heard environmentalists as well as social justice advocates in equal measure use him as their own patron saint. But I have never read ... BookSneeze Book Review: "Christian Encounters: Saint Francis," by Robert West

Cody's Rating:

4 Stars